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Cities Can\'t Be Forced to Add Fluoride

The Supreme Court has issued a restraining order against Health Ministry regulations obligating cities to add fluoride to their drinking water.
First Publish: 6/26/2002, 1:04 PM

The Supreme Court has issued a restraining order against Health Ministry regulations obligating cities to add fluoride to their drinking water. Justice Eliezer Rivlin said that the Ministry must first respond to studies showing that fluoride causes diseases, including cancer. Petitioning against the addition of fluoride are the City of Herzliya, the Local Government Center, and the Man, Nature, and Law Association.