The Canadian Press

2010-09-09 | Blood Suit

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An Ontario Superior Court judge ruled September 9th that Canadian Blood Services was legally allowed to ban men who have sex with men from donating blood. She noted that Canadian Blood Services was not a government entity, so the charter did not apply to its policies. Doctor Graham Sher, head of Canadian Blood Services, said the policy is based on sound scientific evidence and is designed to protect people who are given donated blood. (The court sided with the blood agency against a man who said he donated blood many times, despite having had sex with men.)

Date: 2010-09-09
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this and all our policies are based on sound scientific evidence found facts about risks and are intended to reduce or pre m introduction of risks to recipients of blood product >>