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UK Against Fluoridation

Thursday, March 27, 2014

NZ- Anti-fluoride group to appeal court decision

Anti-fluoride campaigners have appealed a High Court decision that gave councils the green light to keep using the chemical.
Yesterday, New Health New Zealand Inc filed its challenge with the Court of Appeal.
In what was seen as a landmark case, the group had called on the High Court to quash the South Taranaki District Council's decision to fluoridate water supplies in Patea and Waverley through a judicial review.

Last month, Justice Rodney Hansen rejected their application on all grounds.
Health authorities welcomed the ruling, but New Health NZ director David Sloan said the High Court was wrong to ignore fundamental human rights, and its ruling must not be the final word on the issue.

"The judgment, as it stands, has very worrying implications for all New Zealanders," he said. "Our decision to pursue this case reflects the importance of ensuring we all have the basic human right of choosing what goes into our bodies."...................


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