Addiction is the inability to cease consuming a substance or engaging in a behavior despite the hazardous health and social consequences.
The following can affect the rate of addiction.
Peer and school life
The nature of the substance etc
People get addicted to drugs to
Youths take it for curiosity sake
Addiction poses the following problem to the addicted
Less value/low self-esteem
Affects them socially, physically and mentally
Some become mentally derailed
They end up being in nuthouses contributing nothing to their society
It is also a sin against their mortal body