Only chewing and snuff tobacco was included in the list of tobacco products subject to mandatory confirmation of compliance when placed under the customs procedures.

The government of the Russian Federation adopted resolution № 1169 dated September 27, 2017. The document has involved changes to the list of tobacco products subject to mandatory confirmation of compliance when placed under the customs procedures. This concerns customs procedures that consider possibility of alienation or use of this product in accordance with its purpose on the territory of the Russian Federation.

Resolution established that list consist of one product: chewing and snuff tobacco, packed in consumer packaging. The product code is 2403 99 100 0 according to the classification of the Eurasian Economic Union's commodity nomenclature of foreign economic activity. With the purpose of applying this list, it is necessary to use both the name of the good and the code.

The Resolution entered into force on November 16, 2017.