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small victory!
Zelcor40 Show this Post
06-05-2013, 07:40 AM #1
Zelcor40 Incognito Anonymous
Vote removes Fluoride from Hamilton's water supply

Quote:A tribunal in Hamilton has voted to remove Fluoride from water.

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker says Fluoride is an effective tool in preventing tooth decay to an extent.

However, she says the tribunal was presented with many of the health concerns relating to Fluoride, which heavily influenced the final vote.

"I came to the conclusion that there were some worrying studies that had been done about potential or perceived risks to other adverse health effects."

A public health group is disappointed with the decision. violin.gif

New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine spokeswoman doctor Julia Peters says community water fluoridation is the best way to prevent tooth decay.soapbox.gif

"Community water fluoridation is a safe and effective way to protect oral health and everybody benefits regardless of their socio-economic status."

Fluoride will be removed from June 21. party0003.gif
06-05-2013, 07:45 AM #2
Cynicalabsurdance Member
Posts:10,348 Threads:235 Joined:Feb 2011

yippie for the hippies yay.gif
06-05-2013, 07:53 AM #3
Ruby Wolf Member
Posts:10,078 Threads:719 Joined:Oct 2012
As long as they "think" it was removed...

Because 99.999% of people would have no way of knowing if it was really removed or not...



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