Before modern times these substances have been consumed through pipes , with stems of various lengths or chillums. Later, the Manchu rulers of the Qing dynasty , would proclaim smoking "a more heinous crime than that even of neglecting archery". Not much is known about the health risks of using them. The English language term smoking was coined in the late 18th century; before then the practice was referred to as drinking smoke. Despite this decrease in the prevalence of consumption, the average number of cigarettes consumed per person per day increased from 22 in to 30 in
Passive smoking , or secondhand smoking, which affects people in the immediate vicinity of smokers, is a major reason for the enforcement of smoking bans. James Albert Bonsack , a craftsman, in produced a machine to speed the production of cigarettes. It may help to have your reasons for saying no ready for times you may feel the pressure.