Archive for December, 2009


Maine Bill Proposal Requires Cell Phone Cancer Warning Labels

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Maine Rep. Andrea Boland (D-Sanford) is submitting a proposal that would mandate cancer warning labels on cell phones. While the cell phone-brain cancer link is still inconclusive, there is enough research, particularly with long-term effects that show such a link, that made Boland see the need for a consumer warning. “Scientists warned about tobacco dangers [...]

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Mandatory Cell Phone Radiation Labels Backed by SF Mayor (Video)

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San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is in favor of a proposed measure being considered by the San Francisco Department of the Environment that would require all cell phone retailers to label the phones with the radiation levels they emit. If the proposal passes, it would be the first of its kind in the country. “The [...]

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