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Volume 24

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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.

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This e-issue features studies from around the world into the effects of regulating the consumer environment (packaging, labelling, and marketing of tobacco) and the built environment (the quantity, type and location of tobacco retailers).

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In some countries, waterpipes are now more popular than cigarettes and usage is growing. This Open Access supplement focusses on the global spread and health effects of waterpipe tobacco smoking. 

The waterpipe: an emerging global epidemic in need of action >>


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