Fluoride Action Network

HB 1717: Notification to state if a city considers ending fluoridation

Source: The Missouri Times | February 11th, 2016
Location: United States, Missouri

… HB 1717 addresses water fluoridation, and would require mandatory notification to the public and relative state departments if a city is considering removing fluoride from the water supply.

Bomkamp said fluoride has regularly received a bad rap perpetuating many myths, which are not only false but also cause dental problems.

“Fluoride is very important,” said Bomkamp. “Areas with fluoride in the water see decay rates decrease by 25 percent.” …

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