May 24, 2019
Philip Morris International and Scuderia Ferrari Partner Together to Advance the Vision of a World Free of Tobacco Smoke
“We want to give the world’s 1.1 billion men and women who smoke the opportunity to make better and informed choices. We are committed to use all available resources, including our motorsports related activities, to accelerate momentum around this revolutionary change for the benefit of people who smoke, public health and society at large. We deeply appreciate Scuderia Ferrari’s support in this cause,” said PMI’s Chief Executive Officer, André Calantzopoulos.
Creating global awareness of the opportunity presented by innovation, science and technology to achieve a smoke-free world is of paramount importance. In addition to PMI’s unwavering commitment to this goal, it is critical that governments, public health experts, the scientific community and civil society embrace the challenge and help put in place a sensible regulatory plan. The men and women who smoke and the people who care about them truly deserve this.
Scuderia Ferrari is the perfect partner for this challenge, because it harnesses a pioneering spirit, technology and innovation in a relentless pursuit of great ambitions. Our plan does not envisage any product-specific communications. We expect to announce further details in the coming months.
Burning tobacco generates smoke and the vast majority of harmful
toxicants generally associated with smoking-related diseases. Since we
became a public company in 2008, we have spent more than
With appropriate regulatory support, this number could be much higher by then. We hope today’s announced initiative will be an important catalyst. Find out more about our vision of a smoke-free future at www.pmi.com.
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