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    Implications of Plant Use for Drugs in Underdeveloped Areas

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    What are the ethical implications when developed nations exhaust plants and vegetation of undeveloped nations to produce cancer saving drugs?

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    While it is admirable that scientists have figured out a solution to cancer, with drugs, the solution is not equitable. It may even seem fruitful for the underdeveloped regions, to glean value from their environment. They may profit from the drug companies financially. ...

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    The cost benefit analysis of developed nations ruining an ecosystem for the mere purpose of financial gain and medical benefit are discussed.

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