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Russia: oral tobacco and nicotine pouch regulation, February 2024

Wholesale and retail trade in most oral products, including snus and nicotine pouches, are not allowed in Russia. This ban does not apply to chewing tobacco, but chewing tobacco licences will be mandatory from 1st March 2024. Online sales are prohibited.

Track-and-trace registration and labelling are required for chewing tobacco. Tax rates for tobacco products will continue to rise over the next few years.

This report provides a detailed analysis of the current regulatory framework in place in Russia for oral tobacco and nicotine pouches, covering all policy areas.

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Kristina Iashina

Junior legal analyst
Kristina holds a Masters Degree in International Law from Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia. In 2020 she completed a six-month exchange programme at the University of Malaga. She has worked as a legal secretary at the Ninth Arbitration Court of Appeal, Russia; and as a legal assistant in a law firm in Moscow.

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