Smoking in Swedish bars and restaurants has been banned since 2005. A new outdoor smoking ban in certain public places, including playgrounds and train station platforms, has taken effect since July 2019. The new ban, includes e-cigarettes.
According to “Tobaksrökning, daglig” Smoking in Sweden is at a very low prevalence; only 11% of the total Swedish population (8% of men and 10% of women) smoked daily in 2016. Around another 10% smoke occasionally.
According to the new law, the goal is to make the Scandinavian country smoke-free by 2025.