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 said.

Judge Chen at the same time turned down trade group CTIA-The Wireless Association's request...

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