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New tobacco and nicotine products

Importation of what is regarded as new tobacco or nicotine products is not permitted. E-cigarettes containing nicotine is an example of a new tobacco or nicotine product.

Note: An update of this article is pending. Please note that some terms and/or references may differ from the Movement of Goods Act and the Customs Duty Act that enters into force from the 1st of January 2023.

It is illegal importing, manufacturing or selling e-cigarettes containing nicotine (including the associated e-liquid) in Norway.

The Norwegian Directorate of Health supervises the restrictions on new tobacco and nicotine products. The importer of e-cigarettes can apply to the Norwegian Directorate of Health for dispensation from the restriction.