Among hundreds of poor smokers, continued payments helped more than one third kick the habit long term, Swiss researchers found. The maximum amount doled out was $1,650.
Overall smoking rates in the United States are declining, but some vulnerable populations like the LGBT and the mentally ill communities still struggle to quit.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it is banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, as part of its long-awaited plan to extend the agency's regulatory powers across all tobacco products.
Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report.
Most American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes.
The sale of e-cigarettes to minors will be banned starting Aug. 8, as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's long-awaited plan to extend the agency's regulatory powers across all tobacco products.