While I've never been convicted of a crime, I have spent my fair share of time in private mental hospitals, wherein I've witnessed what may well be our nation's last great bastion of tobacco, tar and nicotine.
Reducing a personal tobacco addiction requires daily management of the habit and a strong support system; similarly, the human resources development and health systems strengthening are necessary to help to combat the global tobacco epidemic.
There was once a time where government involvement over smoking meant warning people that they were assuming a health risk and offering advice or services to those who wanted it. No one had a problem with that. Then it got ugly.