Norway’s new rules should allow nicotine e-liquids – but it won’t be plain sailing

Changes to Norway’s Tobacco Act should allow the sale of nicotine-containing e-liquids and devices but strict permit rules could effectively prohibit the 70 or so domestic retailers from taking advantage.

Norway is in the process of updating its Tobacco Act to bring the country more closely in line with the 2014 EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).

Several proposed changes were approved by the EEA Joint Committee. The amendments must still be approved by the Norwegian parliament, the Storting, which is expected to happen some time during 2022, although it is unclear when that will be.

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