TGA approval to change blood donation rules relating to vCJD deferral
- The TGA has approved applications submitted by Australian Red Cross Lifeblood (Lifeblood) to remove most of the sexual activity ineligibility criteria for plasma donors used for fractionated products only. Lifeblood refers to this approach as ‘the plasma pathway’.
- Updated safety advisory - rare and unusual blood clotting syndrome (thrombosis with thrombocytopenia)
- Today the TGA announced a final decision to down-schedule certain low dose cannabidiol (CBD) preparations