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November 2016

Volume 25

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Tobacco Control is an international peer review journal covering the nature and consequences of tobacco use worldwide; tobacco's effects on population health, the economy, the environment, and society; efforts to prevent and control the global tobacco epidemic through population level education and policy changes; the ethical dimensions of tobacco control policies; and the activities of the tobacco industry and its allies.

Essential reading for everyone with an interest in tobacco control, including public health professionals, researchers, policy makers and educators.

New: Supplement

The 'Flavoured Tobacco Products in the United States' supplement is free to read.

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In this podcast, Becky Freeman speaks with Jennifer Brown and Joanna Cohen, from the Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland, USA. They are two of the authors of the paper "Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada".

Listen to the podcast here>>

Read the paper here>>

Tobacco in China

China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of tobacco, with more than 300 million smokers. Research conducted in China by the ITC Project shows that policies to reduce tobacco use have so far been ineffective. This supplement, which is free to read, offers recommendations for ways in which the government can reduce smoking and secondhand smoke exposure. 

Continuing challenges to tobacco control in China: Findings from the ITC China project >>

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In the News

US teens more likely to vape for flavourings than nicotine in e-cigarettes

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Read the Press Release here>>

Plain packs

This supplement evaluates the Australian plain packaging policy, exploring the impacts on young people, adult smokers, pricing and illicit tobacco use.

Plain packaging supplement >>