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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.
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Listen to the first Tobacco Control podcast with Becky Freeman who speaks to Qi Wu about her recent paper investigating the economic cost of smoking in those with mental ill health.
Free e-cigarette supplements
Our latest Open Access supplement funded by the State and Community Tobacco Control Research Initiative (SCTC) in the USA addresses the marketing, use and impact of electronic nicotine delivery systems, investigates the impact of price on user demand, and discusses the need for regulatory action.
Electronic cigarettes are growing in popularity, but there has been little research into their impact on individuals or on populations to inform regulation. This Open Access supplement funded by the FDA provides an overview of the current knowledge and research gaps pertaining to e-cigarettes.
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Smokers with mental health issues cost UK nearly £2.5 billion a year - Smoking prevalence is 50% higher in this group; more effort needed to help them quit, say researchers.