It’s not just the alcohol or the drugs or the cigarettes alone that are affecting a person. It is his own merits lacking, or too weak, too feeble. Plus, has no faith in any Master at all, because of the lack of meritorious substances. So, these kinds of people, who are lacking in meritorious quality, are more prone to be influenced and abused by these addicted demons. These addicted persons, if they have very good merit, or have strong faith in some higher beings, they will also have some sort of protection, more or less, depending on their merit or their faith.