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Lundbeck strategy against capital punishment proves successful

American states are running out of the former Lundbeck-drug Nembutal, which is used for capital punishment in American prisons, reports The Guardian.

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In Texas they execute inmates like no other state in the entire US. Last year alone, twice as many inmates were executed in Texas as in Alabama, which is ranked second in this unflattering statistic.

But, according to The Guardian, Texan prison authorities will experience a bottleneck problem as early as this summer. By that time their inventory of the sedative drug pentobarbital will dry out.

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