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South Carolina has run out of lethal injection drug

By MEG KINNARD  –  Associated Press
March 9, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina is among the latest states to run out of pentobarbital, the anesthetic that comes first in the state’s three-drug method for executions by lethal injection. . . . Corrections Director Bryan Stirling recently told The Associated Press the state’s supply of pentobarbital expired in September 2013 and was discarded, as its effectiveness had worn off.
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