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Philip Morris confident that ‘Mission Winnow' doesn't breach ad laws

The parent company behind Ferrari's controversial ‘Mission Winnow' sponsor say that they are confident they are not in breach of any advertising legislation. ‘Mission Winnow' are now the title sponsor of the Scuderia Ferrari team, having been announced at last season's Japanese Grand Prix. It's no-one new for Ferrari, however, as ‘Mission Winnow' is an initiative of the Philip Morris brand, which owns the Marlboro cigarette brand that sponsored Ferrari for over two decades as a title sponsor. However, with global regulations governing cigarette advertising closing that particular cash source, Ferrari became the only F1 team with backing from the tobacco industry without...
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