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    San Francisco Passes Law Requiring Radiation Warnings For Cell Phones

    “Cell phones cause cancer.” “No they don’t!” “Yes they do.” “No they don’t!“

    Back and forth it goes, like the world’s slowest game of tennis. One study spends 6 months proving that cell phones turn you into a giant walking tumor, and another pops up showing that cell phones cause nothing but an increased need to tell people what you’re doing.

    Whatever the case, the City of San Francisco seems to be done waiting for a conclusive answer. After a long legal battle, SF’s Supervisors have unanimously approved legislation requiring cell phone shops to warn customers of potential radiation hazards.

    “Hey, didn’t something like this pass last year?” Yep. Well, almost. The Board Of Supervisors approved an ordinance requiring each cell phone’s radiation absorption level (or “SAR”) to be posted on the outside of its box, but that law was stifled after the CTIA Wireless Association filed a lawsuit against the city. These ratings being posted everywhere, they suggested, would just confuse consumers into thinking that certain phones were proven to be more dangerous than others.

    San Francisco Passes Law Requiring Radiation Warnings For Cell Phones

    Talk about nannyism.
     
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    No kidding though...the National Cancer Institute did find higher levels of malignant tumors cells in 2010 on a large study they did.
    It wasn't a HUGE increase, out of 100,000 brain tumors - they believe 6 can be attributed to heavy cell phone use.
     
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    I've found there's a greater (proven) risk of death, injury and sickness just by waking up in the morning. I think we should post warnings on the ceiling over the bed.
     
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    Oh I got the point...it is silly to make it a "law"...I mean I think it is pretty much common knowledge that holding a warm battery against your head that emits radio signals for 6 hours a day - is not a good thing. Which is why I personally make it a habit not to talk long on one, and I use my cars bluetooth connection to talk through the cars speakers.
     
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    Two words: Tinfoil hats....... :eusa_whistle:
    Oh, I almost forgot, warning labels on the pillows stating sleeping can be hazardous to your health.
     
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    If you can't trust your corporations, you trust your lawyer.... it's nice that they're getting almost affordable in non-crisis situations.

    Lawyers: The last bastion of free enterprise, busy making economic war against the bureaucracy their profession created. ​
     
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    * Sarcasm switch: on *

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    I have a solution to fix all these issues. Human gerbil balls.

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    Mine just says "DON'T WORRY - YOU'RE AT HOME."
     
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    Over 120,000 people die in car accidents a year.

    Outlaw driving.

    Make San Franciscans walk.
     

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