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Ethical Question Regarding Marketed Products

Are some products too dangerous to be marketed in any circumstance? What regulations, if any, would you place on marketing cigarettes? Handguns? Prescription drugs?

This code of ethics can be used to locate other codes and regulations that may address this issue.

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The U.S. Government feels that some products are too dangerous - there is recent interest in regulating caffeinated energy drinks like 5 hour Energy and Red Bull. I do not agree, however. Putting restrictions on products creates a black market, or illegal market. Marijuana and other drugs are not legal to ...

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This solution addresses the question if some products are too dangerous to be marketed, and if regulations should be placed on marketing cigarettes, handguns, prescription drugs. Examples are given.