Mayor of San Francisco Cell Phone Warning Poster for Stores

Mayor Gavin Newsom has proposed new legislation requiring cell phone retailers in San Francisco to disclose Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values for radiation emitted by cell phone. The legislation went before the City Operations & Neighborhood Services Committee on Monday, May 24, 2010 and was voted to go onto the full Board with a recommendation in favor of its passage.

Read the legislation in its current form here:


The below poster draft from Mayor Newsom warns that radiation is absorbed by the body as a cell phone sends out its signal, which studies have linked to brain cancer and other illnesses. The poster cites several FCC recommendations for how to reduce your radiation exposure.

Download the warning poster draft from the Mayor of San Francisco here: