The Coast: For-profit plasma clinics exploit blood for profit say NDP

Posted on: August 12th, 2016 by webmaster

Blood is becoming big business in Canada and Nova Scotian veins could be tapped next.

The privately-owned Canadian Plasma Resources has met with provincial government officials in Nova Scotia about opening pay-for-plasma clinics in this province. Canadian Plasma Resources’ CEO confirmed to the NDP that the Liberal government is supportive of the idea.

Dave Wilson, health critic for the NDP, condemned that idea in a press release sent out Friday. Wilson called on Health minister Leo Glavine to take action and prevent private plasma clinics from opening in Nova Scotia.

Read the full article on The Coast web site.