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Money’s better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

The Verge ------- Giving smokers free electronic cigarettes may not help them kick the habit, according to new research. What helps is giving them money instead. For a study published on Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers gave over 6,000 smokers different tools to quit smoking, like free nicotine patches, motivational texts, free e-cigarettes, and free medication or e-cigs plus a total of $600. Overall, only 1.3 percent of smokers had quit after six months. Those who received money fared much better, while e-cigs and medication alone didn’t really help people stay smoke-free. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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