Entries tagged with “Harris Pharma

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Lethal Injection

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Apr 15, 2021

Arizona DoC Paid $1.5 Million for Execution Drugs While Facing a Budget Crisis

At a time in which the Arizona Department of Corrections is fac­ing crit­i­cism for crum­bling infra­struc­ture, sub­stan­dard med­ical care, and under­staffing, the depart­ment has spent $1.5 mil­lion to pur­chase the lethal-injec­tion drug pe…

Executions

Lethal Injection

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Jul 05, 2017

Execution Drugs Three States Attempted to Illegally Import Have Now Expired

Three thou­sand vials of the anes­thet­ic sodi­um thiopen­tal that three states attempt­ed to ille­gal­ly import into the United States for use in exe­cu­tions have now expired, accord­ing to an inves­tiga­tive report by BuzzFeed News. Arizona, Nebras…

Policy Issues

Lethal Injection

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May 20, 2020

Nebraska Supreme Court Orders Release of Lethal-Injection Drug Records

In a major vic­to­ry for media out­lets and pris­on­er advo­cates, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ordered the state’s Department of Correctional Services (DCS) to release pub­lic records relat­ed to the pro­cure­ment of drugs used in the 20