Special Issue "Tobacco Control 2015"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2015).
Interests: tobacco control; tobacco harm reduction; alternative nicotine products; priority populations and health disparities; environmental health
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Globally, tobacco smoking is responsible for 5.4 million deaths each year. Smoking is considered one of the leading preventable causes of death and disease. The purpose of this Special Issue is to bring together multidisciplinary perspectives on the effects of tobacco control policies and interventions at both the individual and population levels. We invite those working in the area of public health, environmental health sciences, and social sciences to contribute. This Special Issue aims to cover a range of key topics including, but not limited to:
- Effectiveness of tobacco control policies/interventions
- Ethics of tobacco control policies/interventions
- Lay perceptions of tobacco control policies/interventions
- Sex, age, income, race or gender-specific effects of tobacco control policies/interventions
- Tobacco control and smoking-related stigma
- Tobacco control and vulnerable groups
- Smoking cessation
- Harm reduction
- Electronic cigarettes/personal vaporizers and other novel nicotine products
- Second-hand smoke exposure
Submissions in the form of original articles, critical reviews, or short communications are welcome.
Dr. Coral Gartner
Dr. Britta Wigginton
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2300 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.