Why Smoke?

  • Ian NewmanEmail author
  • John DeFrain


People begin to smoke and continue the habit for numerous reasons. While most recall smoking their first cigarette as a young person, especially in adolescence, some do pick up the habit much later in life. Of those who begin as youth and young adults, many makers resent growing up around role models who smoked, including parents and other close relatives, teachers, coaches, heads of churches, movie stars, as well as peers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Nebraska–LincolnLincolnUSA

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