Embryonic stem cell research finally regulated

Hadaway, Ben
March 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/30/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 7, p1086
Academic Journal
Focuses on the approval of Bill C-6 that calls for creation of the Assisted Human Reproductive Agency of Canada. Details of opposing views concerning the morality of embryonic stem cell research in Canada; Prohibited activities under Bill C-6; Discussion on activities permitted under the bill including the use of stem cells obtained from discarded products of in-vitro fertilization.


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