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Mandatory Fluoridation in the U.S.
Seventeen states, including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, have laws intended to provide statewide fluoridation. These states and the year that the fluoridation legislation was passed are listed below. The information on states before the year 2000 comes from: Mandatory State Laws on Fluoridation Prepared by Tom Reeves, CDC Fluoridation Engineer December 1, […]
Is your State Targeted by the Fluoridation Lobby?
Dear Supporter, A note from FAN director Paul Connett As I said yesterday, “When you are fighting Goliath every stone counts!” Below Stuart Cooper (FAN’s campaign manager) gives us the scary details about the amount of private and public money the Goliaths of fluoridation promotion are putting together to keep this sordid – anti-science and […]
The third pillar of fluoridation promotion falls
Dear Supporter: The frequent claim by proponents of fluoridation that for every $ spent on fluoridation saves $38 in dental costs has just been demolished in a comprehensively documented review article by Lee Ko and Kathleen Thiessen. Before we get to the details here is an update on our annual fundraiser. Fundraiser update Yesterday our […]
Delta Dental Plans Assn. – Lobbying Expenditures
The following information comes from the Center for Responsive Politics “Open Secrets” project at https://www.opensecrets.org/ Official PAC Name: DELTA DENTAL PLANS ASSOCIATION PAC Location: OAK BROOK, IL 60523 Industry: Insurance; Accident & health insurance Treasurer: STITCH, CHUCK FEC Committee ID: C00213819 — (Look up actual documents filed at the FEC) Profile for 2014 Election Cycle: […]
Follow the Money
Dear Supporter, Before we get to following the money of our opponents (the ADA et al.) you can follow the money in our annual FAN fundraiser. As of 10 pm Dec 23 we had received $73,436 from 431 donors. If we use up the remainder of our matching grant ($2,658) we will need to raise […]
Massachusetts Considers Infant Fluoride Warning Statements
Dear Supporter, There is currently legislation being considered by the Massachusetts Legislature that would require infant fluoride warning statements on all water quality reports sent to customers in all fluoridated communities within the state. The public hearing on the bill (H-3467) has just been scheduled on short notice for this upcoming Thursday, September 26 at 10AM, […]