Entries tagged with “Hospira, Inc.

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Jul 24, 2018

Arkansas Prisons Suspend Search for Execution Drugs, Ask For Even Broader Drug Secrecy Law

Unable to legit­i­mate­ly pur­chase lethal-injec­tion drugs or car­ry out exe­cu­tions with­out reveal­ing who man­u­fac­tured its drugs, Arkansas has sus­pend­ed efforts to obtain a new sup­ply of exe­cu­tion drugs until state law is amend­ed to keep secret the iden­ti­ty of the drug manufacturers.

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Aug 02, 2013

LETHAL INJECTION: Shortage of Drugs Leaves Texas Unsure About Future Executions

On August 1, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced its remain­ing sup­ply of pen­to­bar­bi­tal, used for lethal injec­tions, expires in September, and it is unsure where to obtain more. The drug’s man­u­fac­tur­er, Lundbeck, Inc., has barred dis­tri­b­u­tion to states intend­ing to use the drug in executions.