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.
24% 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
17 days (online)
3 months (print)
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