The level of awareness surrounding smoking and the dangers it causes to the human body are well known. Most people today are aware that cigarettes contain cancer-causing carcinogens as well as other harmful substances. Pregnant women who smoke are encouraged to quit due to possible health consequences to the baby. Of course, generations ago, people may not have known about the dangers of smoking, became addicted, and now still struggle with the addiction. However, what causes people of today's generation to start smoking?