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.
|Publication Model||Subscription; with hybrid open access option|
|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||6.221 (2018). Rank: 11/185 (SCIE Occupational, Environmental & Occupational Health); 5/162 (SSCI Occupational, Environmental & Occupational Health) (2018 JCR)|
|CiteScore||4.15 (2018). Rank: 6/246 (Social Sciences: Health); 23/489 (Medicine: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health)|
|Peer Review Model||Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author|
Journal statistics (2018)
|Acceptance Rate||30% for original research|
|Time from Submission to First Decision||28 days|
|Time from Acceptance to Publication||22 days (online)
10 months (print)
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