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Pharm 1001 Jake Sebastian This article is on Albert G. Brown Jr., a man from California who was convicted of raping and strangling a girl in 1982, who is on the verge of being California’s first execution in four years. The drug, sodium thiopental, a barbiturate that stops the heart, that would be used in the execution has made the news because state officials determined that this be the last execution using this drug until it could be restocked, with the
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Unformatted text preview: remaining amount of sodium thiopental expiring the day after Brown is scheduled to be executed. The drug is unavailable until the drug company Hospira can reproduce an active ingredient in the drug. However, there is some controversy with the drug, since has been made with the initial intent to save lives and be used as an anesthetic and is now currently being used to stop the heart. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/us/28execute.html...
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course COMM 1100 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at UConn.

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