1) Berkeley, California’s “right to know” law has been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. This means that customers will be informed about there being serious health risks of carrying a cell phone on or near the body. This is a first in North America.
U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Berkeley cell phone law
“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a free speech challenge brought by a trade group against a regulation issued by the California city of Berkeley that requires cell phone retailers to tell customers of certain radiation risks….
“If you carry or use your phone in a pants or shirt pocket or tucked into a bra when the phone is ON and connected to a wireless network, you may exceed the federal guidelines,” the notice says.
CTIA disputed the content of the notice, saying it is misleading because the FCC has concluded that carrying a cell phone is safe.”
2) Here in BC, Shaw allows discussions about various issues of community significance on “Citizens Forum”. Last week, one of our long-time members was interviewed about 5G.
Jack Etkin Interviews Janet Hoffman about 5G
3) In Pakistan, warnings are being given about potential biological effects if children use smartphones too much or have them too close to their bodies. There is a call for laws requiring issuing warnings, like “technologically sophisticated countries.” It’s time Canada does the same thing and follows the lead of more sophisticated countries!
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Excessive Use Of Smart Phone Putting Children’s Health At Risk
“Excessive use of smartphone is dangerous for children’s health and may cause cancer, tumours such as glioma and acoustic neuroma as brain tissue of children absorbed about two times more microwave radiations than that of adults and the bone marrow of children soak up 10 times more radiation.
Talking to APP, Dr Ikram ul Haq said low intelligence quotient and improper mental growth in children, sleep deprivation, brain tumours and psychiatric diseases were caused by excessive use of phones….
Dr Nadeem said just like Belgium, France, Germany and other technologically sophisticated governments, our government should also pass laws that ensure issuing of warnings about children’s use of wireless devices.”
Sharon Noble, Director, Coalition to Stop Smart Meters
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