This Blog AMICOR is a communication instrument of a group of friends primarily interested in health promotion, with a focus on cardiovascular diseases prevention.
To contact send a message to
By Ralph Ellis, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Dave Alsup, CNN
Updated 1012 GMT (1812 HKT) May 14, 2016
Lethal injection explained01:27
(CNN)Lethal injections will probably become more difficult to carry out in the United States because Pfizer, the second-largest pharmaceutical company in the world, has strengthened controls to prevent its products from being used in executions.
Drugs used in executions are no longer available through "the normal pharmaceutical market," said Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center. Every U.S. drug maker with products that have been used in executions has gone on record to say they don't want that to happen any more, he said.
"States at this point have decisions to make," Dunham said./.../