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High Court battle over fluoride plan

The High Court will begin hearings today to decide whether a strategic health authority can put fluoride in Southampton's water supply. 72% of the 10,000 consulted in the area said they were against fluoridation, but the South Central Strategic health authority says it still wants to go ahead with the plan. Professor Michael Lennon, who chairs the British Fluoridation Society, comments on the plan.

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