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    Ethics of exhausting plants and vegetation to produce meds

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    What are the ethical implications of exhausting plants and vegetation to produce cancer fighting drugs?

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    On a side note, this is one of the most poorly worded comparison questions I have seen in a long time. I will explain why.

    When we make a comparison, it is basically between the better of two alternatives, both of which are equal merit. For instance, do I produce drugs that cure cancer or AIDS if I can't produce both because of limited resources? Which would be more ethical? ...

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    This solution discusses the ethical implications of exhausting plants and vegetation to produce cancer fighting drugs. Several points are also included for further student consideration on this issue.

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