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September 2014

Volume 23

Issue 5

Impact factor: 5.150*

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.

* 2013 Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

New Impact Factor

We are delighted to announce that Tobacco Control now has an Impact Factor of 5.150. Thanks to our authors, readers, reviewers and editorial team for continuing to make Tobacco Control the number one tobacco-related specialty journal.  


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.

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Free e-cigarette supplements 

An 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.

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Electronic cigarettes are growing in popularity, but there has been little research into their impact on individuals or on populations to inform regulation. An 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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In the news: e-cigarette refill cartridges pose danger for toddlers

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