Under Regulations 67/2016, smokeless tobacco – which is a tobacco product not involving a combustion process, including chewing tobacco, nasal tobacco and tobacco for oral use – cannot be imported, sold or manufactured. In the future, should smokeless tobacco become legal, the wider tobacco framework could apply. The framework for nicotine pouches could be outlined in the next few years, especially following the revision of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).
This report provides an overview of the current regulatory framework in place for oral tobacco and nicotine pouches in Malta, covering all policy areas.
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Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Malta: the basics
- National regulatory framework
- Age restrictions
- Product restrictions
- Labelling and packaging
- Obligation to notify
- Retail channel restrictions
- Public usage
- Advertising and marketing
- Relevant laws
- Relevant bodies
Our research is completely independent and original. It is conducted by TobaccoIntelligence’s multilingual legal analysis team, all specialists in this sector, and goes through a rigorous review and editing process before publication. Research draws on multiple sources, including: online and offline resources and data, specialist legal software, our own extensive databases and report archives, interviews with key stakeholders and government officials, and collaboration with local legal firms and on-the-ground professionals in the jurisdictions covered.