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4-3 Short Answer: Funding in ResearchKristen BrazierSCI-100Professor HawkesSouthern New Hampshire University1/30/2021
Funding in ResearchIn reading the article,Big tobacco and science: Uncovering the truth, it seems apparentthat the “big money” provided by the tobacco industry to fund alternate research efforts is solelyfor the purpose of keeping profits up and their pockets lined, which indicates that evidence canbe significantly flawed depending on who is funding the research. According to the NationalCancer Institute, tobacco use is the leading cause of cancer and death from cancer. Aside frompersonal tobacco use, people who are exposed to secondhand smoke also are at risk because thechemicals in tobacco are shown to be damaging to DNA. Despite this scientific evidence, thetobacco industry spent $9.06 billion dollars on advertising and promotions in 2018 in the U.S.,and research found that their marketing targets specific groups like youths, young adults,

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Fall
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matthew chin
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Big Tobacco

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