Final Note

Pfizer won’t allow any of its products be used in lethal injections

Kai Ryssdal May 13, 2016
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Final Note

Pfizer won’t allow any of its products be used in lethal injections

Kai Ryssdal May 13, 2016
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One more item from the economy-politics nexus we seem to have found today.

 

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced this afternoon that it’s not going to let any of its products be used in lethal injections.  That means states where executions are legal now no longer have open-market above board sources they can buy drugs from. 

 

Pfizer is just the most recent of 20 or so European and American drug companies to make their products off limits.

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