Cannabis Users Can Still Donate Blood, Says Canadian Blood Service

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Cannabis users are still able to donate blood, says Canadian Blood Services.

Peter MacDonald, the director of donor relations in Atlantic Canada, says the rules have not changed since cannabis was legalized, and that the criteria are similar to alcohol.

It’s more about the donor’s level of sobriety, he said, than about the length of time since consumption.

“As long as you are able to answer the questions and you are not impaired, you are able to proceed,” he said. “So certainly, it is all about comprehension and giving informed consent to the questions that are going to be asked.”

MacDonald said the demand for blood is particularly high around the Christmas holidays.

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