propofol http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Timeline: A Recent History Of Missouri's Execution Process http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/timeline-recent-history-missouris-execution-process <p></p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="650" src="http://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline/latest/embed/index.html?source=0AmnNfCVCWlxYdEJwN2V5SlVYakRlN2dUS1paeVpWQ1E&amp;font=Bevan-PotanoSans&amp;maptype=toner&amp;lang=en&amp;hash_bookmark=true&amp;height=650" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><em>(Last updated Jan. 30, 2014)</em></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:06:43 +0000 Kelsey Proud, Véronique LaCapra & Chris McDaniel 31552 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Timeline: A Recent History Of Missouri's Execution Process Execution Drug Sources No Longer Public After Mo. Rule Change http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/execution-drug-sources-no-longer-public-after-mo-rule-change <p>Two weeks ago,&nbsp;Gov. Jay Nixon <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gov-nixon-halts-execution-using-controversial-drug-why-change-plans" target="_blank">instructed the Missouri Department of Corrections</a> to come up with a new procedure for carrying out lethal injections.</p><p>On Tuesday, the department announced that it had chosen a new execution drug: pentobarbital. But the state also made a change that will end up making it harder, if not impossible, to know where the drugs come from.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:27:44 +0000 Chris McDaniel & Véronique LaCapra 30879 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Execution Drug Sources No Longer Public After Mo. Rule Change Following Controversy, Missouri Selects New Execution Drug http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/following-controversy-missouri-selects-new-execution-drug <p>On Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Corrections announced that it had selected a new drug for upcoming executions: pentobarbital.</p><p>The change comes following criticism of the questionable methods Missouri had obtained the drug it had previously planned to use, as well as concern that its use could harm hospitals throughout the U.S. The state had planned to use a common anesthetic named propofol, which has never been used to carry out an execution.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:38:13 +0000 Chris McDaniel 30855 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Following Controversy, Missouri Selects New Execution Drug Gov. Nixon Halts Execution Using Controversial Drug - Why The Change Of Plans? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gov-nixon-halts-execution-using-controversial-drug-why-change-plans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Friday, Governor Jay Nixon </span><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/execution-using-controversial-drug-halted-missouri-governor-requires-different-injection-method" style="line-height: 1.5;">postponed the execution of an inmate</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that was set for later this month. That execution was going to be carried out using </span>propofol<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a common anesthetic that has never been used in a lethal injection before. So why the change in plans?</span></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:45:06 +0000 Chris McDaniel & Véronique LaCapra 30601 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Gov. Nixon Halts Execution Using Controversial Drug - Why The Change Of Plans? Execution Using Controversial Drug Halted By Missouri Governor, Requires Different Injection Method http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/execution-using-controversial-drug-halted-missouri-governor-requires-different-injection-method <p><em>Last updated 1:30 p.m. Will be updated further.</em></p><p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has responded to <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-return-some-potential-execution-drug-supply-questions-remain">the recent controversy&nbsp;</a>surrounding the execution drug propofol by halting the execution of a Missouri inmate, and asking that a different form of lethal injection be used.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here&#39;s Nixon&#39;s full statement:</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:51:22 +0000 Kelsey Proud 30589 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Execution Using Controversial Drug Halted By Missouri Governor, Requires Different Injection Method Mo. To Return Some Of Potential Execution Drug Supply, But Questions Remain http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-return-some-potential-execution-drug-supply-questions-remain <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Updated 10/9/2013 6:42</em></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.5;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4bdd3cf8-9f8f-0da5-04d3-506781b788e4"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced that it will be returning some of its propofol to its supplier, as the company requested almost a year ago. </span></span></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:20:01 +0000 Chris McDaniel & Véronique LaCapra 30527 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. To Return Some Of Potential Execution Drug Supply, But Questions Remain Discussion: What Happens If Missouri Uses Propofol In Executions As Planned? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/discussion-what-happens-if-missouri-uses-propofol-executions-planned <p><em><strong>Updated at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, to correct errors in our interview.</strong></em></p><p>In the next two months, the state of Missouri plans to use the drug propofol to perform two executions, despite opposition from the European Union, the Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Civil Liberties Union.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:20:20 +0000 Camille Phillips 30505 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Discussion: What Happens If Missouri Uses Propofol In Executions As Planned? Governor Nixon: Europe Won't Block Missouri Executions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/governor-nixon-europe-wont-block-missouri-executions <p>Governor Jay Nixon said Missouri will be moving forward with two executions later this year, in spite of objections from the American Civil Liberties Union and the European Union.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 22:37:24 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Chris McDaniel 30431 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Governor Nixon: Europe Won't Block Missouri Executions Propofol Manufacturer Will Not Sell Drug for Executions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/propofol-manufacturer-will-not-sell-drug-executions <p>A manufacturer of the anesthetic blamed for Michael Jackson's overdose death says it won't allow the drug to be sold for use in executions.<br>&nbsp;<br>Drug maker Fresenius Kabi USA is one of two domestic suppliers of propofol, which has been singled out as a lethal injection alternative amid a drug shortage that's forced several states to revise their execution protocols. Missouri this year said it would become the first state to use propofol as an execution drug.<br>&nbsp; Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:55:08 +0000 Julie Bierach 4735 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Propofol Manufacturer Will Not Sell Drug for Executions Mo. Supreme Court will wait to set execution dates for six inmates http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-supreme-court-will-wait-set-execution-dates-six-inmates <p><strong>Updated 6:03 p.m.</strong> <em>with reaction&nbsp;</em></p><p>The Missouri Supreme Court will not set execution dates for six death row inmates until a court case over the state&#39;s new execution protocol is resolved.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 19:13:35 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Maria Altman 4319 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Supreme Court will wait to set execution dates for six inmates