Cellphone Companies Already Warn Customers of Radiation Risks

Never one to shy away from fringe crusades, San Francisco Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) is pushing legislation to make San Francisco's law that requires retailers to inform consumers of possible risks of cellphone use, mandatory statewide.

And it turns out that cellphone companies don't think this idea is so crazy. 

CNet's Kent German recently took the extraordinary step of reading the owners' manuals supplied with several cellphones. And guess what? Many companies already sternly advise users to be cautious of where and how to carry their phones to avoid exposure to excessive radiation.

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