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Pfizer Blocks Drugs From Being Used for Executions

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has become the last manufacturer to block the use of its drugs in the lethal injections. Pfizer spokeswoman Rachel Hooper said Friday the drug maker already did not allow its medicines to be used in lethal injections, but added a new restriction that “enhances” the previous system. The news about Pfizer’s decision was first reported Friday by the New York Times. In recent years, some 20 global drug companies have blocked their drugs from being used...

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