Proposal for Spring Congress

Proposal 702

LYMEC Spring Congress, April 05.-07., 2019 in Brussels

Author: Junge Liberale, Centerstudenter, JUNOS – Junge Liberale NEOS

Status: [  ] accepted [  ] rejected [  ] transferred to: ___________________________

The Spring Congress may decide:

1Legalisation of snus and tobacco products with flavours
2or certain additives

3Considering that:

23Recognizing that:

24-  Tobacco products and nicotine present a severe health issue.

25      - An EU-Directive for tobacco products is essential to ensure the functioning of the internal

26market in regard to those products.

27      - Snus is not more harmful than the consumption of cigarettes or cigars.

28      - Flavour or the before-mentioned additives do not make cigarettes more harmful either.


30Believing that:

31-  Every person of age is free to choose the products they consume.

32- No state has the right to patronise their citizens.

33- Consumer protection requires easily accessible information and reasonable warnings for

34products that contain nicotine, but no prohibition.

35- The legalisation of Snus would remove one obstacle for Norway to join the EU.


37The European Liberal Youth calls for:

  • 38 

    39A reform of the EUTPD in order to legalise tobacco for oral use and tobacco products that

    40contain flavours or additives currently prohibited by Article 7 paragraph 6 letters a), b) and
    41c) EUTPD.

Attention: This is a preview! The official text is printed in the proposal book for Spring Congress 05. - 07. April 2019.