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TOBACCO: Philip Morris boss pleads for 2030 cigarette ban

TOBACCO: Philip Morris boss pleads for 2030 cigarette ban

It is the surprise to see even the consternation! It is in any case an announcement that may surprise. The CEO of the cigarette maker Philip Morris International, which manages the Marlboro, Chesterfield or L&M brands, has indeed pleaded, in an interview given to Sunday Telegraph, on July 24, for a ban on cigarettes in 2030 in certain countries. 


"WE CAN SEE A WORLD WITHOUT CIGARETTES" 


In an interview given to Sunday Telegraph, on July 24, Jacek Olczak, the CEO of the cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International surprised many by arguing for a 2030 ban on cigarettes in some countries.

« We can see the world without cigarettes. And in fact, the sooner it happens, the better it is for everyone", Said Jacek Olczak in the British newspaper before adding:" With the right regulations and the right information, it can happen in 10 years in some countries" page (in French).

In the line of sight of the giant, in particular, heated tobacco and vaping In 2008, the group also separated from Philip Morris USA, whose products are only sold in the United States. The tobacco giant is now also interested in the medical sector. In fact, at the beginning of July, the company announced an agreement to buy Vectura, for one billion euros. The British company specializes in medical inhalers and treatments to treat illnesses linked to… smoking!

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