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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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Young teen smokers may run heightened risk of chronic severe period pain, starting smoking by age of 13 may have greatest impact.

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BMJ India awards

The BMJ award for Healthcare Advocacy has been won by "Voice of Tobacco Victims" which is a joint campaign between Healis and Sekhasari Institute for Public Health

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Free themed issue

In most countries, smoking prevalence is much higher amongst marginalized groups. A new online issue of Tobacco Control addresses social justice and health disparities in the use of tobacco products. In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness month, we are offering free access to this issue until the end of November.

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Is it better to be a thin smoker or a fat ex-smoker? Becky Freeman talks to Professor Siahpush to find out.
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