A bill banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone born from 1st January 2007 was suspended in Malaysia after the dissolution of Parliament. The bill is likely to not include nicotine pouches.

Oral tobacco products fall under the broad definition of tobacco products.

Nicotine pouches are subject to the pharmaceutical regime.

This report offers a comprehensive overview of the current regulatory framework in place for oral tobacco and nicotine pouches in Malaysia, covering everything from taxation and advertising to product and labelling requirements.


Table of contents

  1. Executive summary
  2. Outlook
  3. Malaysia: the basics
  4. National regulatory framework
  5. Age restrictions
  6. Product restrictions
  7. Labelling and packaging
  8. Obligation to notify
  9. Retail channel restrictions
  10. Public usage
  11. Advertising and marketing
  12. Taxation
  13. Relevant laws
  14. Relevant bodies

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