Berkeley's Cellphone Warning Law Gets Judge's Nod

Law360, Washington (January 28, 2016, 3:31 PM EST) -- The city of Berkeley, California, can move forward with an ordinance requiring cellphone distributors to warn customers about radiation risks after a California federal judge agreed Wednesday that language on risks to children that prompted a block on the measure had been removed.

Without the language warning that keeping a cellphone close to the body in a pocket poses an even greater health risk for children, the ordinance now lines up with U.S. Federal Communications Commission guidelines and cannot be barred, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen...
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CTIA - The Wireless Association v. City of Berkeley et al


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3:15-cv-02529

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

June 8, 2015

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