Prison officials deny South Carolina deliberately skirted law on lethal injection drugs

South Carolina corrections officials deny intentionally breaking federal law when they obtained a lethal injection drug from an overseas supplier several years ago, a drug that was never used for an execution and has since been turned over to authorities.

In a segment Sunday on the CBS news show “60 Minutes,” South Carolina was named as 1 of 6 states that “have skirted federal law and turned to black-market dealers to get their hands” on drugs to execute death-row inmates.                   Continue reading: The Post and Courier