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After a lawsuit from a cell phone trade group, San Francisco's Right to Know ordinance has been put on an indefinite hold. Amended legislation, however, will likely come in its place.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors ends its 3-year battle with the wireless industry by agreeing to a permanent injunction against the "Right to Know" ordinance.
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors approves a proposed settlement with the wireless industry over the "Right to Know" ordinance. Health care advocates wanted a tougher measure.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) introduces proposed legislation as a federal appeals court prepares to hear arguments on a similar San Francisco ordinance.
CTIA attorney urges judge to freeze city ordinance requiring phone retailers to disclose possible health risks. San Francisco stands by its law, saying people should be educated about ways to reduce risk.
The city's law requiring cell phone retailers to disclose possible health risks from cell phone radiation will have an important day in court today.
Other places have weighed cell phone radiation warning laws, but most are waiting to see how the legal battle between San Francisco and the CTIA unfolds.
For the second time, the wireless industry's trade group is attempting to prevent a controversial cell phone safety law form going into effect in San Francisco.
Though San Francisco revised its previous legislation over cell phone radiation after CTIA objections, the organization is considering another legal challenge.
Following the lead of Maine and San Francisco, a handful of states and local governments across the U.S. are considering laws that address cell phone radiation concerns.