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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.

Editorial Board

For information about the Tobacco Control Editor-in-Chief Ruth Malone and her editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.

Ownership

Tobacco Control is owned by BMJ.

Journal information

Publication Model Subscription; with hybrid open access option
Frequency Bi-monthly
Launch date 1992
Digital Archive LOCKSS
Indexed by Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Extended, Social Sciences Citation Index; Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, Social and Behavioural Sciences, MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), CINAHL, Google Scholar
Impact Factor 4.151
CiteScore 3.70, rank 4/230 (2016)
Peer Review Model Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Print ISSN 0964-4563
Online ISSN 1468-3318

Journal statistics

Acceptance Rate 20% for original research
Time to Submission to First Decision 27 days
Time to Acceptance to Publication 13 days (online)
11 months (print)

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Affiliations

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BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

Equator

The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

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