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right-to-know ordinance


SF shelves cell phone radiation ordinance

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.

By May 6, 2011


San Francisco finally kills cell phone radiation law

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.

By May 8, 2013


SF takes first step to approve watered-down cellphone radiation settlement

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.

By April 19, 2013


San Francisco officials discuss CTIA lawsuit in closed-door meeting

For the second time, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors met in a closed door session to discuss a CTIA lawsuit over the city's Right-to-Know ordinance.

By April 6, 2011


Congressman introduces new bill for cell-radiation warning labels

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) introduces proposed legislation as a federal appeals court prepares to hear arguments on a similar San Francisco ordinance.

By August 6, 2012


CTIA argues SF cell phone law violates First Amendment

After the CTIA issued a new complaint that San Francisco's Right-to-Know Ordinance violates the First Amendment, city officials have put the law under further review.

By April 1, 2011


Wireless industry attorney: San Francisco phone law 'laughable'

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.

By August 9, 2012


Shocker: The most-deaf musicians aren't rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By April 12, 2014


SF tries again with cell phone radiation law

After an industry lawsuit forced it to shelve a sweeping cell phone radiation law passed last year, San Francisco is back with amended legislation.

By July 18, 2011


Cell phone radiation and the law that died

San Francisco was right to shelve its law requiring retailers to post a cell phone's SAR. But as the debate continues, the CTIA's reaction will be telling.

By May 9, 2011