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Involuntary medicine

Are health foods considered medicine?

Types of involuntary medicine

Fluoridation

The discussion around adding fluoride to water to protect dental health has proved controversial - criticised by some as mass involuntary medication.

Organ donation

Opt out
Will deem everyone to have consented to the harvesting of their organs upon death unless they explicitly say otherwise. The reason why people want this system, is because opting in is not fairly compensated. Giving a fair payment for that would be better than an immoral opt out.

Those who are against payment on moral grounds, should look at the morals of forcing people to give organs without explicit consent.

In the event a opt out system is implemented, families to be able to stop a donation if their relative did not express an opinion either way. Also how would an opt out satisfy religious groups?

How are tourists affected by this if they die, or children?

Vaccinations

What if a vegan is forced to have an injection containing animal products?

What's wrong with involuntary medicine?

If the recipient doesn't want it, then you have to ask, who is the medicine really for?
Doesn't it violate the medical belief of doing no harm?
Certain medicines may be against people religion or beliefs.


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