Nicotine is the highly addictive substance available in tobacco. It grabs on and takes hold and young adults are as susceptible as anyone, if not more susceptible. Young adults and teenagers do not really have the foresight to realise just how dangerous smoking tobacco smoking can be to living a full and healthy life.
When you are young, you take your health for granted and forget that all the choices you make are likely to come back and bite as you get older.
A new report has been released by the Surgeon General Regina M Benjamin about this very subject and with the approach of 'No smoking' Day in the UK, there is a focus on helping people quit smoking tobacco.