Derek Yach

America declares war on e-cigarettes. But it’s an ideological battle, not a medical one

27 March 2015 8:37

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have launched a wildly expensive campaign against e-cigarettes because… well, I can’t really…

MPs back plain cigarette packets. Smokers, get over it. Or switch to pretty e-cigs

11 March 2015 14:55

MPs are voting today in favour of the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging. There hasn’t even been a debate on the…

‘Smoking kills, nicotine doesn’t’: a huge boost for campaigners who say e-cigs save lives

19 February 2015 10:09

Dr Derek Yach has done more than any man alive to eradicate smoking. A former professor of global health at…