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Costa Rican Organ Trafficking and Ethical Policy: Ethics And The Expansion Of The Black Market
By Michael S. Dauber, M.A., GBI Visiting Scholar One of the most controversial contemporary bioethical issues is organ trafficking: should individuals be allowed to buy and sell organs for therapeutic purposes? In policy terms, the answer is currently “no”: people are not allowed to buy and sell organs for a variety of reasons. However, as with