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Saudi Arabia: Oral Tobacco and Nicotine Pouch Regulation, August 2022

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  • 13 Pages
  • August 2022
  • Region: Saudi Arabia
  • Tobacco Intelligence
  • ID: 5658630
The regulation standpoint for oral tobacco in Saudi Arabia is not likely to change in the short term as the authorities confirmed to TobaccoIntelligence that they are not considering lifting the ban on these products. Saudi Arabia is a member of the GCC, a regional intergovernmental, political and economic union consisting of Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

This report provides an overview of the current regulatory framework in place for oral tobacco and nicotine pouches, covering all policy areas. These include taxation, advertising, labelling and packaging and more.

Table of Contents

1 Executive summary

2 Outlook

3 Saudi Arabia: the basics

4 National regulatory framework

5 Age restrictions

6 Product restrictions

7 Labelling and packaging

8 Obligation to notify

9 Retail restrictions

10 Public usage

11 Advertising and marketing

12 Taxation

13 Sanctions

14 Relevant laws

15 Relevant bodies