If the movies say it, it must be true.
Despite all the blood, guts, sex, nudity, foul language, and debauchery that modern day films are rife with, the fact the remains that Hollywood is, at it's heart, a wholesome industry. In no way does it condone the blood, guts, sex, nudity, foul language, and debauchery that modern day films are rife with... unless, you know, it's supposed to be cool.
In reality, there is nothing Hollywood hates more than smoking. They hate it so much, that they even include smoking as a rating now. Did you know that, if one person lights up, your film will not get below a PG? Ridiculous!
Anyway, my point is this. In recent times, have you ever seen any one smoke on screen that was supposed to be likable who didn't come from a Scorsese movie? Example: Bond hasn't smoked since Connery.
The Lesson: These days, no one smokes in the movies unless they are villains, or European. After all, Hollywood doesn't want to promote it.
If only Nick Naylor was a real guy...