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Journals and Scientific Literature

This page provides links to peer-reviewed journals as well as other scientific literature from the fields of tobacco control, public health and medicine. Publications sponsored by the tobacco industry can be found on our Tobacco Industry page.


Addiction Addiction publishes peer-reviewed research reports on alcohol, illicit drugs, tobacco and behavioral addictions, bringing together research conducted within many different disciplines.

Addictive Behaviors

Addictive Behaviors Addictive Behaviors is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing human research on substance abuse and focusing on studies related to the abuse of alcohol drugs and nicotine.

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

American Journal of Preventative Medicine The American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Preventive Medicine and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. It publishes articles in the areas of prevention research, teaching, practice and policy.

American Journal of Public Health

American Journal of Public Health: The American Journal of Public Health is dedicated to publication of original work in research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health.

British Medical Journal

British Medical JournalThe British Medical Journal is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully “online first” publication. BMJ’s mission is to lead the debate on health and to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers, and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients.

Bulletin of World Health Organization

Bulletin of World Health Organization The Bulletin is one of the world’s leading public health journals. It is a peer-reviewed monthly with a special focus on developing countries, giving it unrivalled global scope and authority.

Tobacco Documents Bibliography

UCSF-Library Frequently updated comprehensive bibliography of publications and resources that utilize and analyze tobacco industry documents from 1994 to present.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Morbidity and Mortaility Weekly Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations.

Cancer Causes and Control

Cancer Causes and Control Cancer Causes & Control is an international refereed journal that both reports and stimulates new avenues of investigation into the causes, control, and subsequent prevention of cancer.

Journal of the American Medical Association

Journal of the American Medical Association Established by the American Medical Association, JAMA publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, essays, medical news, correspondence, and ancillary content.

Journal of the National Cancer Institute

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute publishes peer-reviewed original research from around the world and is internationally acclaimed as the source for the most up-to-date news and information from the rapidly changing fields of cancer research and treatment.Journal of the National Cancer Institute

The New England Journal of Medicine

New England Journal of Medicine Each week, the New England Journal of Medicine publishes peer-reviewed research and clinical content for physicians, educators and the global medical community.

Annals of Epidemiology

Annals of Epidemiology Annals of Epidemiology is a peer reviewed, international journal devoted to epidemiologic research and methodological development. The journal emphasizes the application of epidemiologic methods to issues that affect the distribution and determinants of human illness in diverse contexts.

Tobacco Control

TobaccoControl Tobacco Control is an international peer review journal covering the nature and consequences of tobacco use worldwide.


MPOWER The MPOWER measures, introduced by the World Health Organization, in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control guidelines, are measures and guides intended to assist in the country-level implementation of effective interventions to reduce tobacco use.

National Cancer Institute Tobacco Control Monograph Series

National Cancer Institute The National Cancer Institute established the Tobacco Control Monograph series in 1991 to provide ongoing and timely information about emerging public health issues in smoking and tobacco use control. Links to Monographs 1-20 can be found here.

Tobacco Journal International

Tobacco Journal International This trade publication for executives in the world of tobacco provides information on trends and developments in the global tobacco industry.