CTIA Urges 9th Circ. To Halt Berkeley's Cellphone Warning Law

Law360, Washington (March 2, 2016, 12:02 PM EST) -- CTIA-The Wireless Association implored the Ninth Circuit on Monday to stop Berkeley, California, from implementing an ordinance that requires a radiation warning statement with all new cellphones, saying phone retailers will be harmed by delivering a message they don’t believe.

The cellphone company trade group asked the circuit court to overrule a California federal court’s refusal last month to issue a preliminary injunction to freeze the law while CTIA’s lawsuit against it plays out, saying the ordinance is likely to be overturned and cellphone dealers should not be forced to promote the city’s message in the meantime.

“The ordinance is unlawful...

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