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Berkeley May Enforce Ordinance Requiring Cell Phone Warnings (2)

July 2, 2019, 7:39 PMUpdated: July 2, 2019, 10:05 PM

A Berkeley, Calif., ordinance that requires retailers to disclose to consumers some dangers associated with carrying cell phones may continue to be enforced because it is most likely constitutional, the Ninth Circuit said July 2.

The U.S. Supreme Court told the federal appeals court, which had previously denied a preliminary injunction request, to take another look in light of recent precedent.

The ordinance requires retailers to tell consumers that carrying cell phones in their pants or bras while they are connected to a wireless network may expose them to excessive levels of radio-frequency radiation.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for...

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