With smoking banned in so many public spaces, it’s easy to think this unhealthy habit isn’t such a problem anymore.
But just because it's less popular doesn't mean it isn't still a huge problem.
Poverty is one of the biggest predictors of smoking.
Peer pressure — or societal pressure, at least — still exists.
A lack of education seems to play a big role.
And so does insurance.
Mental illness can lead many to self-medicate with cigarettes.
Tax-free cigarettes are still available on Indian reservations in the United States.
It's just hard AF to quit.