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Law amending the Tobacco Control Act

April 1, 2017
COMMENTS: The Law amending the Tobacco Control Act was passed in early 2017 to implement the 2014 Tobacco Products Directive (Directive 2014/40/EC) and standardized packaging of tobacco products. The amendments include a ban on characterizing flavors in cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco, and regulations related to electronic cigarettes and herbal tobacco products for smoking.
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Regulations no. 1245 of 24 September 2009 amending the regulations on contents and labelling of tobacco products

January 1, 2010
COMMENTS: Regulations no. 1245 of 24 September 2009 amended Regulations no. 141 of 6 February 2003 on the contents and labelling of tobacco products to require graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging, in addition to other changes.
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Supplement 1 to Regulation no. 141 of 6 February 2003 on contents and labelling of tobacco products

February 6, 2003
COMMENTS: Supplement 1 is the appendix to Regulations no. 141 of 6 February 2003 on the contents and labelling of tobacco products (as amended). The Supplement contains the 14 combined text and picture warnings required on the back of the package of smoked tobacco products. The Supplement was added to Regulations no. 141 by Regulations no. 1245 of 24 September 2009.
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Regulations no. 141 of 6 February 2003 on the contents and labelling of tobacco products

February 6, 2003
Note: Please note that this is the original version of Regulations no. 141 as issued on February 6, 2003. This version does not include subsequent amendments and, therefore, does not accurately reflect what is currently in effect.
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Regulations no. 141 of 6 February 2003 on the contents and labelling of tobacco products (as amended)

February 6, 2003
COMMENTS: Regulations no. 141 of 6 February 2003 on the contents and labelling of tobacco products were issued under the Tobacco Control Act and regulate tobacco packaging and labeling. The regulations have been amended several times, including by Regulations no. 1245 of 24 September 2009.
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Regulations no. 989 of 15 December 1995 on the prohibition of advertising of tobacco products (as amended)

January 1, 1996
COMMENTS: Regulations no. 989 of 15 December 1995 on the prohibition of advertising of tobacco products were issued under the Tobacco Control Act and regulate tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. The regulations have been amended several times. The most recent version of the regulations is posted here.
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Regulations on environmental health in kindergartens and schools (excerpt) (as amended)

January 1, 1996
COMMENTS: Regulations on environmental health in kindergartens and schools prohibit smoking in preschools, kindergartens, and primary and secondary schools. The regulations were amended by Regulations no. 728 of 21 June 2013.
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Regulations no. 1044 of 13 October 1989 concerning the prohibition against new tobacco and nicotine products

October 13, 1989
COMMENTS: Regulations no. 1044 of 13 October 1989 prohibit the introduction of new tobacco products or nicotine-containing products in Norway.
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Act No. 14 of 9 March 1973 relating to the Prevention of the Harmful Effects of Tobacco (Tobacco Control Act) (as amended)

March 9, 1973
COMMENTS: Act No. 14 of 9 March 1973 relating to the Prevention of the Harmful Effects of Tobacco (the Tobacco Control Act) is the primary tobacco control law in Norway. The law governs, among other things, smoking restrictions, tobacco advertising, and tobacco packaging and labeling. The law has been amended many times, most recently in 2013. The English Language Translation includes amendments through May 24, 2013. The Original Language file includes amendments through June 16, 2013.
To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of April 6th 2017, unless otherwise noted.
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