It can cause great harm to a person and those around them.
It is a recreational drug.
Most people recognize the harm smoking does to people.
To stop or not to stop is a tricky question.
For most, it is a very difficult habit to stop.
For some, it may seem under reported because it seems unnecessary to become more aware of the effects of smoking on them or others.
The scale of this problem begs more research, study, reading and writing and perhaps awareness and education.
Can education make a difference?
It is up to you to decide.
Most people benefit from education.