But it looks like the 2 most effective tools have been price hikes due to added tax requirements, and smoke-free workplaces.
When it becomes too expensive or inconvenient to smoke, it naturally leads to less smoking frequency.
Smoking bans in public places have played a valuable role in reducing the number of cigarettes a smoker has per day.
At some point, the inconvenience factor trumps the desire to smoke.
This gives the smoker the confidence to quit if they choose.