Funding for scientific and homeopathic research do not necessarily come from the same resource. Normally there are sufficient funds for both. A government should not focus on a single approach such as scientific research, but use a more holistic approach that ensures no avenue is overlooked.
CAM is almost impossible to research. To answer the question 'does yoga work to reduce back pain?', we must ask what kind of yoga? What kind of back pain? And what does it mean to "work" — to help someone avoid surgery, hold a job or need less medication? Some things — the body meridians that acupuncturists say they follow, or energy forces that healers say they manipulate — cannot be measured, and many scientists question their existence.