Smoking in Sweden

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.

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