State kept secret guidelines on safe cell phone use

March 3, 2017

SF Gate: For years, state health officials kept secret a set of guidelines meant to inform the public about the risks associated with cell phone use and the best practices to avoid potential harm. The California Department of Public Health released the guidelines only after a Sacramento Superior Court judge indicated she would order them to be disclosed, and after The Chronicle told the state it was publishing a news story about the case. UC Berkeley School of Public Health researcher Joel M. Moskowitz says the public deserves to know if the guidelines were withheld for political reasons or due to industry interference.

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