Ireland might relax fluoride rules

  title={Ireland might relax fluoride rules},
  author={D. Payne},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • D. Payne
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • The Republic of Ireland is to consider relaxing laws that require the fluoridation of all drinking water amid mounting controversy over the alleged health risks of the practice. Michael Martin, the Irish health minister, has appointed a committee of environmental and health specialists to examine the evidence on fluoridation and advise on any need for new legislation. Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland banned water fluoridation during the 1970s and 1980s because not enough was known about… CONTINUE READING
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