Tobacco industry in Poland is a significant source of budget revenue. Only from excise duty on tobacco products derived 6.5% of revenue for the State budget. On the other hand, excessive smoking entails health effects whose liquidation and prevention activities generates practically equivalent costs. Cigarette smoking is often regarded as a remedy for high levels of stress, or how to deal with difficult emotions. The paper presents the results of research on the connection between the level of cigarette consumption and the various aspects of satisfaction in daily life. With the exception of satisfaction with the country, in most cases it demonstrated a strong correlation between the level of satisfaction of respondents, and cigarettes consumption.