French motorcycle Grand Prix of Le Mans : Justice gives right to the National Committee for Tobacco Control (CNCT) and prevents the return of Philip Morris on the circuits

May 15, 2019

The French justice has just subjected the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris a stinging defeat by giving a stop to its attempt to return to motorsport, including the sponsorship of Ferrari cars and Ducati motorcycles. Commissioned by the Ministry of Health, the CNCT had appealed to the magistrate of Le Mans to prohibit the companies Philip Morris Product and Ducati to make or reveal any reference to the brand Mission Winnow of the tobacco company during the French motorcycle Grand Prix and for any communication related to the event. The judge ruled in favor of CNCT in every aspect.

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