Regulatory reports / Malaysia

Regulatory report: Malaysia

25th November 2020 | Regulatory reports |

Nicotine-containing products still come under the pharmaceutical regime in Malaysia, and the lack of enforcement allows a black market to flourish. This report provides an overview of the current regulatory regime

Malaysia regulatory report

20th June 2019 | Regulatory reports |

The Malaysian Ministry of Health is working on a framework for the regulation of e-cigarettes, and expects to put a proposal before parliament at the end of 2019. In the meantime

Malaysia’s e-cig landscape, 2015

30th December 2015 | Regulatory reports |

        Executive Summary   In Malaysia, the manufacture, distribution or sale of nicotine-containing e-cigarettes and e-liquids requires a pharmaceutical or medical license. Non-nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquids are treated as consumer products. Lack of enforcement implies that e-cigs are widely available. Five Malaysian states (Terengganu, Penang, Kedah, Johor, Kelantan) have banned the sale […]