CTV News: Paying for plasma: Concerns raised about clinics that pay for blood products

Posted on: August 12th, 2016 by webmaster

The Nova Scotia NDP and an advocacy group for blood safety are pressing for a vote on the new Voluntary Blood Donations Act, or Bill 43.

The proposed legislation would ban private, for-profit, pay-for-plasma clinics from opening in Nova Scotia.

The national advocacy group BloodWatch says it’s important legislation. Bill 43 received a second reading, but no vote, last Wednesday.

Read the full article and watch related video on the CTV News web site.