Tobacco, Asbestos, Nuclear Energy…and Cell Phones?
“Numerous experts and government health and safety organizations around the world have reviewed the existing database of studies and ongoing research and concluded that RF products meeting established safety guidelines pose no known health risk.”
It’s that “no known health risk” that’s the clincher. Tobacco, asbestos, and downwind nuclear testing were once “no known health risk” as well.
For the first time in the “do cell phones cause cancer or something?” battle, the people have won a decided—and commonsense—victory over corporations. Only took 15 years.
Now, in San Francisco only, cell phones will be labeled—much like cookies or toothpaste or, say, cigarettes—with relevant information.
So want to know how much radiation your Blackberry gives up vs. your friend’s iPhone?
Call your friendly local San Franciscan.
hot on elephant
Elephant Journal’s Holiday Gift Guide 636 shares A letter to the Anger that refuses to Leave Me. 535 shares Waylon’s favorite Ethical Gifts. 9 shares Join: Elephant’s Winter 2017 Academy. 28 shares Trevor Noah just won my Respect. 2,547 shares Year of the Fire Rooster 2017: What to Expect. 779 shares December Forecast: Letting Go of 2016 & Leaning into 2017 with Love. 6,407 shares These Tweets (and Retweets) actually Happened. 1,254 share How to Say Goodbye to that almost-great Love. 1,518 share For the Women who are Trying to Do & Be Everything to Everyone. 3,075 shares