Last updated: June 28, 2020

Penalties

Sanctions

Sales Restrictions

None
Analysis

Violators of the ban on internet sales are subject to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both. Violators of the ban on single stick or vending machine sales are subject to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.

Location-based Sales Restrictions

None
Analysis

Tobacco sales are not restricted by location; therefore, there are no associated penalties.

Minimum Retail Package Size

None
Analysis

Violations of the minimum retail package size are punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or both.

Minimum Legal Sales Age

None
Analysis

Violations of the ban on sales to persons below the age of 18 are punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or both.