Prescription and illegal painkillers are wreaking havoc in the United States, so how can the UK avoid an escalating opioid crisis?
Raconteur considers the range of treatments available for psychological dependency
Since their emergence around five years ago, the rapid expansion of e-cigarettes has provoked controversy, and challenged the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries alike, writes Simon Brooke
Both the traditional tobacco sector and the smoking cessation market are being challenged by the e-cigarette, while regulators are struggling to define this fast growing new product and develop controls, as Simon Brooke discovers
E-cigarettes have offered those who want to give up conventional cigarettes an alternative to nicotine replace therapy, writes Katie Burnetts
A convenient, healthier alternative to tobacco? Or a new-fangled instrument of torture? Journalist Nick Lezard, followed by actor Ade, describe their very different experiences of e-cigarettes
Ellie Mae O'Hagan talks to Katherine Devlin, founder of the e-cigarettes trade body ECITA, about regulations, health risks and pizza-flavoured “vaping”
Brad Rodu, professor of medicine at the University of Louisville, who researches tobacco harm reduction, says e-cigarettes should not be banned