FDA eases blood donation ban on gay men image

CBS News, December 21, 2015
Interview with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)


Watch the full interview here.

The FDA is easing its restrictions on gay and bisexual men who want to make a blood donation. But there's a catch -- the lifetime ban is being replaced with a new policy that requires gay and bisexual men to abstain from sex for a year before being able to donate. Harvard Law professor Glenn Cohen joins CBSN with more on the legal issues that could result.

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