F1 has no plans to ban tobacco company sponsorship despite health calls

F1 has no plans to ban tobacco company sponsorship despite health calls
 

Jean Todt has insisted the FIA is aligned with the World Health Organisation which has called on Formula One to completely ban tobacco companies sponsoring teams even if they are not promoting cigarettes. That is despite neither Todt, the FIA president, nor Formula One’s CEO, Chase Carey, saying they plan to legislate against companies that currently do so.
Before this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, Ferrari removed the “Mission Winnow” branding from its car – sponsored by Phillip Morris, the company that makes Marlboro cigarettes – and McLaren have removed their British American... read more

 
15 March 2019 in Sport, Views: 34
Source: Guardian
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