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EU Competence in the Area of Public Health: Complementary or Complete? The Case of Tobacco for Oral Use

Oikarinen, Joonas LU (2012) JAEM03 20121
Department of Law
Abstract (Swedish)
This thesis evaluates the EU-level tobacco products regulation and the regulation of tobacco products for oral use, in particular. The evaluation includes a historical overview of the development of relevant secondary legislation and a more detailed analysis of the current regulatory state.
Following the analysis of the Tobacco Products Directive as the main legal instrument in the European tobacco regulation, a more detailed evaluation is made to the suitability of the choice of Article 114 TFEU as the Directive’s legal basis.The main issues relating to EU competence in the field of public health are also addressed.
Following the theoretical analysis, the thesis presents the most relevant case law concerning the challenging of the... (More)
This thesis evaluates the EU-level tobacco products regulation and the regulation of tobacco products for oral use, in particular. The evaluation includes a historical overview of the development of relevant secondary legislation and a more detailed analysis of the current regulatory state.
Following the analysis of the Tobacco Products Directive as the main legal instrument in the European tobacco regulation, a more detailed evaluation is made to the suitability of the choice of Article 114 TFEU as the Directive’s legal basis.The main issues relating to EU competence in the field of public health are also addressed.
Following the theoretical analysis, the thesis presents the most relevant case law concerning the challenging of the Tobacco Products Directive, and analyses the respective judgments.
Finally, the thesis provides an overview of the potential effects of the currently on-going revision of the Tobacco Products Directive, and examines the potential future development of the European regulation of tobacco products for oral use. (Less)
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author
Oikarinen, Joonas LU
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organization
course
JAEM03 20121
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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language
English
id
2596864
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2012-10-15 10:38:35
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  abstract     = {This thesis evaluates the EU-level tobacco products regulation and the regulation of tobacco products for oral use, in particular. The evaluation includes a historical overview of the development of relevant secondary legislation and a more detailed analysis of the current regulatory state.
Following the analysis of the Tobacco Products Directive as the main legal instrument in the European tobacco regulation, a more detailed evaluation is made to the suitability of the choice of Article 114 TFEU as the Directive’s legal basis.The main issues relating to EU competence in the field of public health are also addressed.
Following the theoretical analysis, the thesis presents the most relevant case law concerning the challenging of the Tobacco Products Directive, and analyses the respective judgments.
Finally, the thesis provides an overview of the potential effects of the currently on-going revision of the Tobacco Products Directive, and examines the potential future development of the European regulation of tobacco products for oral use.},
  author       = {Oikarinen, Joonas},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {EU Competence in the Area of Public Health: Complementary or Complete? The Case of Tobacco for Oral Use},
  year         = {2012},
}