American state pushes for cigarette-like warnings on mobiles

A move by legislators in the US state of Maine to require brain-cancer warnings on mobile phones is expected to trigger a worldwide response, the Australian industry has said.A Democrat state representative, Andrea Boland, wants new mobile phones to carry health warnings like those on cigarettes and is pushing ahead with the legislation despite a lack of scientific consensus.To read this report in The Sydney Morning Herald in full, see:
www.smh.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/push-for-cigarettelike-warnings-on-mobiles-20100104-lnvo.html
www.theage.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/push-for-cigarettelike-warnings-on-mobiles-20100104-lnvo.html
www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/wellbeing/3204883/

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