Requirements on tobacco products for smoking

Tobacco products for smoking intended for consumers on the Swedish market must comply with the rules in the Act on Tobacco and Similar Products and other relevant legislation. For example the Act on Tobacco Tax.

What is a tobacco product for smoking?

Tobacco products for smoking means tobacco products other than a smokeless tobacco product, for example cigar, cigarillo and pipe tobacco.

Requirements in the Act on Tobacco and Similar Products

The requirements on this page is not applicable for cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco or waterpipe tobacco. These products have separate pages with requirements:

Requirement in other legislation

In Sweden, there are requirements in other legislation than the Act on Tobacco and Similar Products that applies to tobacco products for smoking.

  • Act on Tobacco Tax. If you have questions about excise duty on tobacco that must be paid on tobacco goods manufactured in, imported into, or received in Sweden – either from another EU country or from a country outside the EU, please contact the Swedish Tax Agency.

Act (2022:155) on Tobacco Tax ( (in Swedish)

Excise duty on tobacco (

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