Can I still use a glyphosate weedkiller in my garden?

I have several containers of glyphosate herbicide in stock which I plan to use in my garden. However I have read conflicting information about this, some of which says that it is banned in France. I thought a ban had been put off for several years. Can you clarify?  P.T.

You should not be using this product as, along with several other chemical pesticides and herbicides, it was banned from sale – and from being used by the general public – on January 1 this year.

Glyphosate is increasingly controversial, with claims that it is dangerous for human health and biodiversity.

An American court recently ruled that Bayer, producer of the world’s most-used glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup, must pay €72million to a man who had used the ...

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