the Social democrats will introduce a mortgage on the lattergaspatroner to get the increasing abuse among young people for life.
It tells miljøordfører in the Social democrats, Christian Rabjerg Madsen.
- If there is a mortgage on, it will get away from the streets. Thus, we remove a signal to young people that it is common and harmless, he says.
- We would like to prohibit sales to young people under 18 years of age, but it blocks the government and DF, for, says Christian Rabjerg Madsen.
Lattergaspatroner can be purchased in kiosks, and is intended to make the whipped cream in flødeskumssifoner. In recent years, nitrous oxide has become more widespread as a recreational drug among young people under the age of 18 years.
the FACTS: One out of seven young people over the age of 18 years have tried nitrous oxide
the Social democrats will introduce a mortgage on the lattergaspatroner to get an increasing abuse among young people under the age of 18 years to life.
In Ungeprofilundersøgelsen from the autumn of 2017 has 70.573 young people aged 12-25 years the answer to questions about, among other things the use of lattergaspatroner.
Here you can read about the result:
* In all, about 7 percent of the group answered yes to that they have tried nitrous oxide as an intoxicant.
* 5.3% of them were girls/women. 9,1 percent were boys/men.
* Among young people under the age of 18 years, to 4.6 percent answer that they have tried nitrous oxide.
* Among those over the age of 18 years is the 15,3 percent.
* the Survey is not representative, but is considered to be the best bet for a source of young people's relationship with intoxicants.
* Abusers of nitrous oxide typically uses a so-called "cracker", which is the part of a syphon, the cartridge is put in, and which can activate the gas gradually.
* On the "crackeren" be affixed in the most commonly a balloon, which is filled with lattergassen.
* Then sucks the person lattergassen of the balloon.
* the Effect is, for most, an intense intoxication, which typically lasts between 20 and 40 seconds.
* most of The laughs during the intoxication, and many have problems with keeping balance.
* Lattergaspatroner can be purchased in isenkramforretninger and, increasingly, in small grocers and kiosks.
* Multiple retailer them on the web.
* Several discos has offered lattergaspatroner on their drinks menu.
* According to the produktsikkerhedsloven is it illegal to sell lattergaspatronerne to abuse.
* According to the Danish Health and medicines authority can intake of gas in the worst case, lead to suffocation, because gaspatronen does not contain oxygen.
* A cartridge costs about three dollars.
Source: Pull in the data from the Ungeprofilundersøgelsen made by Jakob Demant for Ritzau.read more Close
By the use of nitrous oxide as an intoxicant, according to Giftlinjen risk of acute oxygen deficiency, in the worst case can lead to death.
- Why are there fewer people who had to use it, if there are fewer lattergaspatroner in the streets?
- If there is a lien on the lattergaspatroner, they will get away from the streets. We know from the bottles. As long as they are located everywhere, it sends a signal that it is safe and common, says Christian Rabjerg Madsen.
Lattergaspatroner can be purchased for about two dollars apiece.
the Social democrats do not yet have a bid on how much the mortgage should be on.
- we must have a discussion about. We can see that a mortgage on one to two dollars makes you virtually do not see bottles in the city, says Christian Rabjerg Madsen.
Miljøordfører in the Left, Erling Bonnesen, told Danish TV2 that the man with a system legalizes the lattergaspatroner.
The criticism provides Christian Rabjerg Madsen not much.
the Criticism from the V rings hollow, because the blocks that we can prohibit the sale to young people under 18 years of age. It legalizes the use, but remove it from the streets. It is good for the health of young people and for the environment, he says.