May 6, 2011

S.F. puts cell phone radiation law on hold

The city's first-of-its-kind mandate - requiring that retailers display the radiation levels alongside each phone for sale - has been placed on indefinite hold, and a watered-down version is likely to be passed in its place. The San Francisco Chronicle reports.

quotemarksright.jpgThe CTIA, a trade group representing cell phone companies, sued the city over the law, saying that all phones marketed in the United States are considered safe by the FCC. The association also warned that the city could have to pick up the trade group's legal fees if the city lost.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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Previously:

-- San Francisco Votes On Cell Phone Radiation Labels

-- San Francisco mayor backs mandatory cell phone radiation labels

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