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Hoopa to stop flouride in water

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Fluoride is no longer in the Hoopa Valley Tribe's drinking water. The council voted unanimously to stop the addition over increase concern over the health risks associated with the chemical.


The tribe is following several other countries such as Sweden and Germany. The tribe said they adopted the change over increased concern over the effects to children and people with arthritis.