Quick links to detailed datasheets for Sweden:

Prevalence

Number of current vapers:
92.2 thousand
1
Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence:
1.1%
1
References:
  1. European Commission. (2021). Special Eurobarometer 506: Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes (S2240_506_ENG). European Commission. http://data.europa.eu/88u/dataset/S2240_506_ENG

Product promotion

Health claims allowed:
No
Advertising is regulated:
Yes
A
Comments:
  1. Allowed or banned at place of sale or allowed or banned in all media.

Regulation

Regulatory status:
Allowed
1
Regulated as consumer product:
Yes
1
Regulated as medicinal product:
Yes
1
Regulated as tobacco product:
Yes
1
References:
  1. Data cross-referenced where possible using the following sources :1. Vapetrotter website. Available at: https://www.vapetrotter.com/laws/ ; 2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/node/14052 ; 3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at : https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/

Availability

Legal to sell device:
Yes
Legal to sell nicotine:
Yes
Legal to purchase without prescription:
Yes

Regulations and restrictions

Notifications of new products required:
Yes
Child and tamperproof containers required:
Yes
Health warning on packaging required:
Yes
Minimum age restrictions on sales:
Yes: 18 years
1
Restrictions on nicotine content:
Yes
Legal restrictions on use in public places:
Yes
Restrictions on tank size:
Yes
References:
  1. https://ec.europa.eu/health/tobacco/products/revision_en

Perception of harm

Don't know:
21%
1 A
Not harmful, or less harmful than cigarettes:
14%
1 A
Harmful, or more harmful than cigarettes:
65%
1 A
References:
  1. Reference: European Commission (2017). Special Eurobarometer 458: Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes Available at: http://data.europa.eu/euodp/en/data/dataset/S2146_87_1_458_ENG
Comments:
  1. Question asked in this survey did not compare harmfulness with cigarettes. The question used was 'Do you think they are harmful to the health of people who use them?' 65% - YES, 14% - NO, 21% DON'T KNOW