Mayor behind push to remove fluoride from town’s water supply

'I am standing up to the government who makes us put this poison in the water,' says Peta Pinson
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Doctors say they are alarmed by a political push to remove fluoride from the water supply for 80,000 people after a town mayor said her research had convinced her it was a “poison”.

Port Macquarie Hastings Council in NSW is deciding this week whether to put the issue out to a public vote in September.