December 15, 2002

Philip Morris International has redesigned its website

Philip Morris International has redesigned its corporate website at www.pmintl.com.

The website, first launched in 1999, has been redesigned to make it easier for people to find information about tobacco issues.

Philip Morris International's new website:

Provides content in more than 20 languages, reflecting the company's international presence, often highlighting local activities.

Offers visitors a new look and style, clear appearance and easy navigation for information about the health effects of smoking and other tobacco issues.

Provides links to important external sources of information regarding tobacco issues.

Includes a press office section with press releases and senior executive speeches as well as contact details for Philip Morris International's press office.

For further information please visit: www.pmintl.com.

Or contact Philip Morris International's Press Office: Tel. +41 21 618 45 00.

About philip morris international inc.

PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six ot the world’s top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including Marlboro, the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the developement and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (RRPs). RRPs is the term PMI uses to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison to smoking cigarettes. Through multidisciplinary capabalities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities, and indusrty-leading scientific substantiation, PMI aims to provide an RRP portfolio that meets a broad spectrum of adult smoker preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements.

For more information

See pmi.com and pmiscience.com

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