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* In ''Videogame/DevilMayCry5'', Nero dislikes Nico's smoking habit though he'll light a cigarette for her. The game also has a message in the intro stating that the developers do not support smoking.

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* ** In ''Videogame/DevilMayCry5'', Nero dislikes Nico's smoking habit habit, though he'll light a cigarette for her. V shows he dislikes it too by fanning away the smoke. The game also has a message in the intro stating that the developers do game does not support promote smoking.


TruthInTelevision since tobacco smoke really smells repulsive when you're a non-smoker. Also, smoke coming out of someone's mouth can really account as a GrossUpCloseUp when you really look at it. And, more seriously, exposure to secondhand smoke can be seriously detrimental to anyone with even a slightly dodgy respiratory system (e.g. asthmatics).

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TruthInTelevision since tobacco smoke really smells repulsive when you're a non-smoker. Also, smoke coming out of someone's mouth can really account as a GrossUpCloseUp when you really look at it. And, more seriously, exposure to secondhand smoke can be seriously detrimental to infants, children, and anyone with even a slightly dodgy respiratory system (e.g. asthmatics).


* In ''ComicBook/SupermanAndBatmanGenerations'', Lois Lane takes up smoking in 1939, claiming it to be as harmless as eating breakfast in the morning. By 1969, however, Lois is diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, and tells her daughter Kara Kent that smoking is what also ended up killing Perry White.

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* In ''ComicBook/SupermanAndBatmanGenerations'', Lois Lane takes up smoking in 1939, claiming it to be as harmless as eating breakfast in the morning. By 1969, however, Lois is diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, and tells her daughter Kara Kent that smoking is what also ended up killing Perry White. By 1979, Lois is in the hospital and on death's door. Thankfully, that wonderful [[SignificantAnagram Dr. Holurt]] has taken over her treatment.

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* In ''ComicBook/SupermanAndBatmanGenerations'', Lois Lane takes up smoking in 1939, claiming it to be as harmless as eating breakfast in the morning. By 1969, however, Lois is diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, and tells her daughter Kara Kent that smoking is what also ended up killing Perry White.

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* In ''Videogame/DevilMayCry5'', Nero dislikes Nico's smoking habit though he'll light a cigarette for her. The game also has a message in the intro stating that the developers do not support smoking.

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* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' has Quark, his brother Rom, and his nephew Nog discuss this in the episode "Little Green Men", while they are being held captive by the US government in the [=1950s=].
-->'''Quark''': What's that disgusting smell?\\
'''Nog''': I think it's called "tobacco". It's a deadly drug. When used frequently, it destroys the internal organs.\\
'''Quark''': If it's so deadly, then why do they use it?\\
'''Nog''': It's also highly addictive.\\
'''Rom''': How do they get their hands on it?\\
'''Nog''': They buy it in stores.\\
'''Quark''': They ''buy'' it? [[HumansAreMorons If they'll buy poison, they'll buy anything!]]


A bit TruthInTelevision since tobacco smoke really smells repulsive when you're a non-smoker. Also, smoke coming out of someone's mouth can really account as a GrossUpCloseUp when you really look at it.

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A bit TruthInTelevision since tobacco smoke really smells repulsive when you're a non-smoker. Also, smoke coming out of someone's mouth can really account as a GrossUpCloseUp when you really look at it. \n And, more seriously, exposure to secondhand smoke can be seriously detrimental to anyone with even a slightly dodgy respiratory system (e.g. asthmatics).


* In an early episode of ''Series/TheNanny'' (second episode, in fact), Brighton complained about how he wasn't popular in school, and Fran told him about a kid she used to know who tried smoking to do that. Unfortunately, Brighton got the wrong message, and tried to one-up that guy by doing it himself (not Fran's intention at all; she probably [[DoNotDoThisCoolThing shouldn't have mentioned how "cool" that guy was]]). At the end of the episode, Fran [[ScareEmStraight Scared 'im Straight]] by taking him to the retirement home of her grandmother Yetta, an addicted smoker who was clearly showing the adverse effects of doing it her entire life. (And to drive the point home, Yetta was all-too-willing to show him a few of the other residents who were even worse off, which thankfully, happened off screen.) It worked like a charm.


* ''Franchise/MetalGear'': Solid Snake and Naked Snake/Big Boss will inevitably get [[WhatTheHellHero criticized]] by at least one member of their supporting teams for their smoking habit. Averted in ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker Peace Walker]]'', where just about every member of Big Boss' [=MSF=] smokes or otherwise uses tobacco.

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* ''Franchise/MetalGear'': ''VideoGame/MetalGear'': Solid Snake and Naked Snake/Big Boss will inevitably get [[WhatTheHellHero criticized]] by at least one member of their supporting teams for their smoking habit. Averted in ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker Peace Walker]]'', where just about every member of Big Boss' [=MSF=] smokes or otherwise uses tobacco.

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* In Music/RelientK's song "Deathbed", the singer starts [[TheAlcoholic drinking]] and smoking cigarettes at 14. His alcoholism and habitual drinking lead to a lot of misery, cultivating in lung cancer. It ends on a BittersweetEnding, however, as he became Christian and went to heaven in the end.


* Being an anti-smoking special, 1996's ''Film/SmokeAlarmTheUnfilteredTruthAboutCigarettes'' puts an emphasis on cigarettes being gross and unhealthy.



* Being an anti-smoking special, 1996's ''Series/SmokeAlarmTheUnfilteredTruthAboutCigarettes'' puts an emphasis on cigarettes being gross and unhealthy.

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* Being an anti-smoking special, 1996's ''Series/SmokeAlarmTheUnfilteredTruthAboutCigarettes'' puts an emphasis on cigarettes being gross and unhealthy.



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* In ''Literature/{{Blubber}}'' by Creator/JudyBlume, the main character, Jill, pressures her mother into quitting smoking by pointing out the health risks every chance she gets. In the same author's ''Literature/ThenAgainMaybeIWont'', the main character, Tony, gets his crush, Lisa, to give up smoking by relating the story of his grandmother, who had her larynx removed due to throat cancer (although he neglects to mention that his grandmother never smoked at all, and that her cancer was just one of those freak things).
* This trope is the entire premise of another young adult novel, ''Give It Up, Mom'' (1989) by Mary Robinson. Assigned a school project with the aim of making a difference in the world, middle-schooler Rayne decides her project will be to help her mother, Laura, quit smoking. Rayne is so enthusiastic about the idea that she goes so far as to hand out fliers with pictures of her mother on them to local store clerks, asking them not to sell Laura cigarettes (which naturally does not go over well with Rayne's mother). Despite the rocky ride she's in for, with her mother's constant grouchiness and and having to deal with several relapses, Rayne is determined to stay on her mother's back for as long as it takes.

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* In ''Manga/{{Doraemon}}'', Nobita's father, Nobisuke (redubbed as Toby in Viz's English dub), is a smoker, and tries to quit several times but always fails.


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* ''Series/YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'' dealt with the topic of smoking in two episodes, which, while they focused at length on the health risks and "grossness" of the habit, did so in the show's typical satirical fashion. The first episode, made in 1981, is arguably the better-written and more intelligent of the two, and even features the show's man of many characters, Les Lye, coming out of character at the end of the episode to deliver an anti-smoking message. The second of the two smoking-themed episodes (made in 1989) posited the theory that the show's trademark green slime is actually mucus scraped from smokers' lungs.

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