Pharmacists' group opposes execution drugs


Pharmacists' group opposes execution drugs
 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Pharmacists Association on Monday adopted a policy that discourages its members from providing death-penalty drugs.
The new guidelines could make it tough for death penalty states, like Texas, that have been looking at made-to-order execution drugs from compounding pharmacies as the answer to a nationwide shortage of execution drugs.
The association's governing body approved the policy at a meeting in San Diego.
The group lacks the legal authority to bar compounding pharmacies from selling execution drugs. But its policies set ethical standards followed by... read more

 
30 March 2015 in Hot News, Views: 10
Source: Usa Today
 


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