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Why quitting smartphones is the new quitting smoking

We need real rules to nudge people away from addiction to their devices

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By Hannah Kuchler

Long before iPhones, the cigarette was the companion of choice for fidgety hands. And, long before Facebook, it was tobacco that promised to enhance your social life. Now, quitting smartphones has become the new…

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