…The Netherlands joined other European nations
banning fluoridation on 22nd June 1973,
when Holland’s High Court declared the
fluoridation of the public water supplies to be illegal.
In its judgment the High Court considered the fluoridation of the public water supply to be a medical measure and outside the purpose of the Dutch water works law, which obligated a water board to ensure a supply of wholsome public drinking water, without the addition of any medical substance…