This post was written by a student in Lynn Reid’s Writing for the Sciences class at the City College of New York. After researching a scientifically debatable topic and writing about it for an audience of academic peers, this assignment asks students to present a multi-modal argument of the same topic to a popular audience.
This is Aaron Asad from CCNY. The purpose of this essay is to inform that the regulation of nicotine is unethical, harms smokers’ health, and is based on incomplete experience in the field of genetic engineering. Also, it includes the large companies’ sinister actions that must be stopped, for this tobacco epidemic is rapidly increasing and could unfortunately spread across the world.