LANGUAGE

Act Concerning Warnings and Content Labelling on Tobacco Products (SFS 1975:1154)

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Freedom of Press Act

Original Lang. N/A Original Lang. N/A
January 1, 1978

COMMENTS: The Freedom of Press Act is referred to in the Tobacco Act and exempts certain activity, but not commercial tobacco advertisements, from the Act.

Public Order Act (SFS 1993:1617) (as amended)

English N/A English Translation N/A
January 19, 1994

COMMENTS: The Public Order Act (SFS 1993:1617) is referred to in Section 2 of the Tobacco Act, which prohibits smoking in certain premises when a public meeting or a public event is taking place.

Tobacco Act (SFS 1993:581) (as amended)

COMMENTS: SFS 1993:581, Tobacco Act, is the primary piece of tobacco control legislation. It governs smoking in public places; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and tobacco packaging and labeling. The English Language File includes amendments up to SFS 2005:369. The Original Language file includes amendments up to SFS 2016:353.

Act on Export Outlets (SFS 1999:445)

English N/A English Translation N/A
July 1, 1999

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Act Amending the Act on Export Outlets (SFS 2000:490)

English N/A English Translation N/A
July 1, 2000

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Tobacco Regulation (SFS 2001:312)

COMMENTS: SFS 2001:312, Tobacco Regulation, grants authority to the Institute of Public Health to issue regulations on packaging and labeling.

Regulations on health warnings on tobacco products and on content declaration for and limitation of the levels of certain constituents of cigarette smoke (FHIFS 2001:2)

COMMENTS: FHIFS 2001:2, Regulations on health warnings on tobacco products and on content declaration for and limitations on the levels of certain constituents of cigarette smoke, implements provisions of the Tobacco Act on packaging and labeling and sets forth, among other things, requirements for health warnings that must be displayed on tobacco product packaging.

Regulations amending the regulations (FHIFS 2001:2) on warnings on tobacco products, and content specification and limitation of the levels of certain constituents of cigarette smoke (FHIFS 2002:4)

COMMENTS: FHIFS 2002:4, Regulations amending the regulations (FHIFS 2001:2) on warnings on tobacco products, and content specification and limitation of the levels of certain constituents of cigarette smoke, amends Regulation 2001:2 and provides a new set of 14 additional text warnings for display on the back surface (second most visible surface) of smoked tobacco product packaging.

Food Act (SFS 2006:804)

Original Lang. N/A Original Lang. N/A
July 1, 2006

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Food Regulations (SFS 2006:813)

Original Lang. N/A Original Lang. N/A
July 1, 2006

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

RA 2010 Ref 9, Policy of Prison and Probation Service

English N/A English Translation N/A
Original Lang. N/A Original Lang. N/A
June 11, 2007

COMMENTS: RA 2010 Ref 9, Policy of Prison and Probation Service, sets forth the indoor smoking ban for the Prison and Probation Service.

Marketing Act (SFS 2008:486)

Original Lang. N/A Original Lang. N/A
July 1, 2008

COMMENTS: The Marketing Act provides penalties for violations of advertising, promotion and sponsorship provisions of the Tobacco Act.

Act Amending the Tobacco Act (SFS 2010:727)

COMMENTS: SFS 2010:727, Act Amending the Tobacco Act (1993:581), amends provisions of the Tobacco Act of 1993 pertaining to advertising.

Act Amending the Tobacco Act (SFS 2010:682)

COMMENTS: SFS 2010:682, Act Amending the Tobacco Act (1993:581), amends provisions of the Tobacco Act of 1993 pertaining to supervision and enforcement.

Radio and Television Act (SFS 2010:696)

Original Lang. N/A Original Lang. N/A
August 1, 2010

COMMENTS: SFS 2010:696, Radio and Television Act, governs television and radio programming and advertising in Sweden. For purposes of tobacco control, it prohibits tobacco sponsorship of radio and television programs and paid placement of tobacco products on TV programs. It refers to the Tobacco Act as governing tobacco advertising on TV and radio.

Act Amending the Tobacco Act (SFS 2010:1317)

English N/A English Translation N/A
January 1, 2011

COMMENTS: SFS 2010:1317, Act Amending the Tobacco Act (1993:581), amends provisions of the Tobacco Act of 1993 pertaining to product control.

Regulations on health warnings on tobacco products and on content declaration for and limitation of the levels of certain constituents of cigarette smoke (FoHMFS 2014:9)

English N/A English Translation N/A
February 4, 2014

COMMENTS: FoHMFS 2014:9, Regulations on health warnings on tobacco products and on content declaration for and limitation of the levels of certain constituents of cigarette smoke, provides the specifications for health warnings required to appear on tobacco product packaging, as well as other packaging and labeling requirements.

Tobacco Regulation (SFS 2016:354)

COMMENTS: SFS 2016:354, Tobacco Regulation, contains complementary provisions to the Tobacco Act and grants authority to the public health authority to issue regulations under specific articles of the Tobacco Act.

Regulations on health warnings and reporting of ingredients for herbal products for smoking (HSLF-FS 2016:44)

English N/A English Translation N/A
May 20, 2016

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Regulations regarding guidelines on characterizing flavors of cigarettes, rolling tobacco and its components as well as additives in certain tobacco products (HSLF-FS 2016:42)

English N/A English Translation N/A
May 20, 2016

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Regulations establishing limits and methods of measurement of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide as well as requirements for laboratories to verify the measurements (HSLF-FS 2016:43)

English N/A English Translation N/A
May 20, 2016

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Regulations on reporting of ingredients, annual marketing studies, etc., and expanded reporting and notification of new tobacco products (HSLF-FS 2016:45)

English N/A English Translation N/A
May 20, 2016

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Regulations regarding the design and positioning of health warnings on tobacco product packaging (HSLF-FS 2016:46)

COMMENTS: HSLF-FS 2016:46, Regulations regarding the design and positioning of health warnings on tobacco product packaging, contains the packaging and labeling requirements for tobacco products. Note that tobacco products manufactured or offered for sale before May 20, 2016 and which comply with the previous warning requirements under FoHMFS 2014:9 may remain on the market until May 20, 2017.

Order on changes to the regulations (HSLF-FS 2016:46) on the design and positioning of health warnings on packaging of tobacco products (HSLF-FS 2016:77)

COMMENTS: HSLF-FS 2016:77, Order on changes to the regulations (HSLF-FS 2016:46) on the design and positioning of health warnings on packaging of tobacco products, amends the provision about the display of cessation/quitline information on tobacco product packaging.

Regulations amending the regulations (HSLF-FS 2016:42) regarding guidelines on characterizing flavors of cigarettes, rolling tobacco and its components as well as additives in certain tobacco products (HSLF-FS 2016:96)

English N/A English Translation N/A
January 11, 2017

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Regulations amending the regulations (HSLF-FS 2016:45) on reporting of ingredients, annual marketing studies, etc., and expanded reporting and notification of new tobacco products (HSLF-FS 2016:97)

English N/A English Translation N/A
January 11, 2017

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of September 18th 2019, unless otherwise noted.