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May 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.

Economics of Tobacco Control

Free to read! Two recent supplements from the ITC Project on the economics of tobacco control.

Economics supplement part 2 >>

Podcast >>

Economics supplement part 1 >> 


In this podcast Becky Freeman talks to James Thrasher about his recent paper "Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014".

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 >>

Podcast >>

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 >>