Aims and scope
Tobacco Control aims to study 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.
Tobacco Control is owned by BMJ.
20% for original research
Average time from submission to first decision
27 days for original articles
Average time from acceptance to online publication
Time from Acceptance to Publication
13 days (online)
11 months (print)
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