Vergara, Clifford O.
A pulmonologist is about to give a presentation to a community about the impacts of
tobacco agriculture and production to the farmers and producers. He plans to inform them that
tobacco farmers and makers, although they are nonsmokers, have an increased risk of lung cancer
and other respiratory illnesses due to their exposure to tobacco leaves.
As he gathers information about his audience, he discovers that 40 percent of his future
listeners rely on tobacco farming and manufacturing for their main source of income. What should
he do? Justify your answer.
Drop the information about the impact of tobacco to their health to avoid offending the
Mention the issue but downplay it and recommend that listeners do research and decide for
Keep the information and emphasize studies about the harm caused by exposure to tobacco
leaves and recommend a solution for the problem.
For me, the best answer to this situation is letter C. Keep the information and emphasize