Pfizer ban on lethal drug sales complicates executions in 20 U.S. states

Pfizer ban on lethal drug sales complicates executions in 20 U.S. states


The death chamber and the steel bars of the viewing room are seen at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas September 29, 2010. More than 20 U.S. states that use a combination of drugs to carry out lethal injections will find it harder to conduct executions due to Pfizer's ban on sales of its chemicals, but the move will have little impact on the handful that rely on a single drug.



from Biotech News