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The Great Fluoride Flip-Flop

The Great Fluoride Flip-Flop

SWANZ Inc is surprised Justice Kos did not grant Interim Relief to delay fluoridation in yesterday's hearing against the Hamilton City Council in the Hamilton High Court.

The Judicial Review is only 10 ½ weeks away on 9th September and it makes little sense to restart fluoridation now if it simply has to stop again very soon.

We are confident today’s decision to restart will be found to be flawed in the Judicial Review and fluoridation will have to stop once more.

If Council subsequently decides to undertake another special consultative procedure to determine whether to put it back in, and has to re-consider the reasons it took it out in the first place, we think it will find it very hard to be able to justify re-fluoridation.

The reasons the Council stopped fluoridating twelve months ago were because the Council decided there was insufficient compelling evidence of benefit and considered there were real risks of harm. These reasons still exist.


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