Nevada execution blocked after drugmaker protests use of its sedative

Nevada execution blocked after drugmaker protests use of its sedativeAlvogen Inc, which said the Nevada Corrections Department had obtained the sedative midazolam illegitimately, won a court order barring it from being administered to Scott Dozier in the state’s newly devised and untested three-drug execution protocol. Another judge formally issued an indefinite stay of the execution. Alvogen was the second U.S. drugmaker since last year to take legal action against a state using one of its products to administer capital punishment, saying the brand would be tarnished by association with the process of putting people to death.


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Nevada Execution Is Blocked After Drugmaker Sues

  1. Nevada Execution Is Blocked After Drugmaker Sues  New York Times
  2. Nevada Execution Halted on Drugmaker’s Lawsuit  Wall Street Journal
  3. Nevada execution blocked after NJ company objects to use of its drug  NJ.com
  4. Nevada prison illegally bought execution drugs, pharma company alleges  The Guardian
  5. Nevada Postpones Planned Execution Using Fentanyl  NPR
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The Latest: Nevada Execution Called off After Court Ruling

  1. The Latest: Nevada Execution Called off After Court Ruling  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug  ABC News
  3. Scott Dozier case: Hours before execution, judge in pharma company suit halts use of drug  CBS News
  4. Nevada execution with new, controversial drug combination on hold  CNN
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Nevada blocked from carrying out nation's first execution using fentanyl after challenge over another drug

  1. Nevada blocked from carrying out nation’s first execution using fentanyl after challenge over another drug  Washington Post
  2. Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug  ABC News
  3. Drug company lawsuit stalls Nevada inmate’s opioid execution  BBC News
  4. Drug company’s lawsuit could derail Nevada execution  ABC News
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Nevada judge halts execution of convicted killer after drug company files suit

  1. Nevada judge halts execution of convicted killer after drug company files suit  NBCNews.com
  2. Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug  ABC News
  3. Drug company lawsuit stalls Nevada inmate’s opioid execution  BBC News
  4. Drug company’s lawsuit could derail Nevada execution  ABC News
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Judge halts execution of murderer due to to be killed by lethal cocktail never before used in US

Judge halts execution of murderer due to to be killed by lethal cocktail never before used in USA judge has effectively halted the execution of a convicted killer hours before he was to be put to death, after a pharmaceutical firm said it did not want its products used in “botched” lethal injections. The state of Nevada had been scheduled on Wednesday night to execute Scott Dozier, who had dropped all appeals and said he wanted to die, even if he suffered pain during the process. The combination of chemicals the Nevada Board of Corrections intended to inject him with had never been used before in the country.


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Iraqi PM orders 'immediate' execution of all 'terrorists condemned to death'

  1. Iraqi PM orders ‘immediate’ execution of all ‘terrorists condemned to death’  CNN
  2. Iraq Orders Hundreds of Terrorism Convicts Executed After Dead Hostages Found  Newsweek
  3. Iraq executes 12 for terrorism after IS captives found dead  BBC News
  4. Iraq PM orders ‘immediate’ execution of death row terrorists  Arab News
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