Court Rejects Industry’s Appeal & Upholds Berkeley Cell Phone Right To Know Ordinance

July 2019

A landmark Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the City of Berkeley’s cell phone right to know ordinance rejecting industries argument that the ordinance violates the first amendment. This ordinance requires retailers to inform consumers that cell phones emit radiation and that “if you carry or use your phone in a pants or shirt pocket or tucked into a bra when the phone is ON and connected to a wireless network, you may exceed the federal guidelines for exposure to RF radiation.”
Read Devra Davis PhD, MPH article in Medium about how a new Swiss Re white paper ranks 5G and SmartCities as a “high” emerging risk.

July 2019

A landmark Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the City of Berkeley’s cell phone right to know ordinance rejecting industries argument that the ordinance violates the first amendment. This ordinance requires retailers to inform consumers that cell phones emit radiation and that “if you carry or use your phone in a pants or shirt pocket or tucked into a bra when the phone is ON and connected to a wireless network, you may exceed the federal guidelines for exposure to RF radiation.”

Read Devra Davis PhD, MPH article in Medium about how a new Swiss Re white paper ranks 5G and SmartCities as a “high” emerging risk.

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