propofol http://kbia.org en Inmates' Lawyers Ask Mo. Board Of Pharmacy To Act Before Execution http://kbia.org/post/inmates-lawyers-ask-mo-board-pharmacy-act-execution Lawyers representing death row inmates have filed a complaint with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy, citing St. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:26:45 +0000 Chris McDaniel 46130 at http://kbia.org Inmates' Lawyers Ask Mo. Board Of Pharmacy To Act Before Execution Mo. waits for Supreme Court ruling on Nicklasson's execution http://kbia.org/post/mo-waits-supreme-court-ruling-nicklassons-execution <p>The state of Missouri is still awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on whether it can proceed with the execution of death row inmate Allen Nicklasson.</p><p>Nicklasson had been scheduled to die by injection at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for the 1994 murder of businessman Richard Drummond, who was shot to death after he stopped to help when a car carrying Nicklasson and two others stalled in central Missouri.</p><p>A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay over concerns about Nicklasson's legal representation.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:45:37 +0000 Associated Press 45139 at http://kbia.org Mo. waits for Supreme Court ruling on Nicklasson's execution Propofol explained: Why Missouri is in hot water for its execution protocols http://kbia.org/post/propofol-explained-why-missouri-hot-water-its-execution-protocols <p>This week on CoMo Explained we explain what all the fuss about Propofol is and how it's got Missouri in the national eye again.</p><p></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:18:13 +0000 Scott Pham 43874 at http://kbia.org Propofol explained: Why Missouri is in hot water for its execution protocols 'Hustler' publisher attempts to halt execution of man who shot him http://kbia.org/post/hustler-publisher-attempts-halt-execution-man-who-shot-him <p>Missouri death row inmate Joseph Franklin has an unexpected advocate for the stoppage of his planned execution.</p><p><em>Hustler</em> publisher Larry Flynt and the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri Foundation filed a motion in federal court to have documentation concerning Franklin’s planned execution unsealed.</p><p>Flynt was paralyzed from the waist down in 1978 after being shot by Franklin in Georgia in retaliation for <em>Hustler</em> containing an interracial photo spread. Franklin is facing execution for committing multiple murders.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:05:25 +0000 Daniel Shapiro 43695 at http://kbia.org 'Hustler' publisher attempts to halt execution of man who shot him Execution Drug Sources No Longer Public After Mo. Rule Change http://kbia.org/post/execution-drug-sources-no-longer-public-after-mo-rule-change Two weeks ago,&#160;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>On Tuesday, the department announced that it had chosen a new execution drug: pentobarbital. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:39:29 +0000 Chris McDaniel 42625 at http://kbia.org Execution Drug Sources No Longer Public After Mo. Rule Change Following Controversy, Missouri Selects New Execution Drug http://kbia.org/post/following-controversy-missouri-selects-new-execution-drug On Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Corrections announced that it had selected a new drug for upcoming executions: pentobarbital.<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>All of the drug's manufacturers objected to this usage, and required suppliers to not sell propofol to departments of correction. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:44:49 +0000 Chris McDaniel 42545 at http://kbia.org Following Controversy, Missouri Selects New Execution Drug Why Gov. Nixon halted an execution over propofol concerns http://kbia.org/post/why-gov-nixon-halted-execution-over-propofol-concerns <p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:24:06 +0000 Chris McDaniel & Véronique LaCapra 42305 at http://kbia.org Why Gov. Nixon halted an execution over propofol concerns Executions on hold as Mo. seeks new death drug http://kbia.org/post/executions-hold-mo-seeks-new-death-drug <p>Missouri&#39;s decision to not use the anesthetic propofol for capital punishment leaves the state with dwindling options as it seeks to execute two convicted murderers.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon last week halted what was to have been the first U.S. execution to use propofol following threats from the European Union to limit the drug&#39;s export. Nixon ordered the state corrections department to come up with a different lethal injection protocol.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:13:29 +0000 Person: Associated Press 42158 at http://kbia.org Executions on hold as Mo. seeks new death drug Nixon halts execution, citing propofol concerns http://kbia.org/post/nixon-halts-execution-citing-propofol-concerns <p></p><p>Missouri&nbsp;Gov. Jay Nixon is halting the execution of convicted killer Allen Nicklasson, citing concerns about the use of propofol as an execution drug.</p><p>The decision was announced Friday. Nixon also ordered the&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;Department of Corrections to come up with a different way to perform lethal injections that does not include propofol.</p><p>Nicklasson&#39;s execution, scheduled for Oct. 23, had been set to be the country&#39;s first-ever using propofol.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 23:00:46 +0000 Associated Press 42002 at http://kbia.org Nixon halts execution, citing propofol concerns Dept. of Corrections to return shipment of propofol http://kbia.org/post/dept-corrections-return-shipment-propofol <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Missouri Department of Corrections is sending a shipment of propofol back to the distributor, 11 months after the company urgently requested for the anesthetic to be returned.</p><p>Missouri plans to be the first state to use propofol in an execution on Oct. 23. The department says in a news release Wednesday that it has remaining inventory, but it doesn&#39;t say if enough remains for two executions scheduled in the coming weeks.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:13:27 +0000 Associated Press 41869 at http://kbia.org Dept. of Corrections to return shipment of propofol Anesthetic use in Mo. could have impact across the country http://kbia.org/post/anesthetic-use-mo-could-have-impact-across-country <p>If Missouri goes through with using a common anesthetic in two executions later this year, it could have a very real impact on hospitals throughout the U.S.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday the state will be moving forward with the executions.</p><p>The European Union says they will consider possible export limits of the anesthetic propofol if Missouri uses the drug in executions scheduled for this month and next.</p><p>The U.S. gets the vast majority of the common anesthetic from the EU.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:38:42 +0000 Chris McDaniel 41724 at http://kbia.org Anesthetic use in Mo. could have impact across the country Mo. anesthesiology group raises execution concerns http://kbia.org/post/mo-anesthesiology-group-raises-execution-concerns <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A group representing&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">anesthesiologists</font>&nbsp;is urging the state to drop plans to use propofol in an upcoming execution, saying the fallout could jeopardize the availability of the anesthetic for thousands of U.S. hospitals and clinics that rely on it.</p><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:18:44 +0000 Associated Press 41386 at http://kbia.org Mo. anesthesiology group raises execution concerns Missouri Supreme Court schedules two executions using new anesthetic http://kbia.org/post/missouri-supreme-court-schedules-two-executions-using-new-anesthetic <p>The Missouri Supreme Court's decision to move ahead with two executions this year is being questioned by some death penalty observers and opponents.</p><p>The state High Court on Wednesday set execution dates for condemned killers Allen Nicklasson and Joseph Franklin. Missouri plans to become the first-ever state to use the anesthetic propofol for lethal injection. Propofol was used in the death of pop star Michael Jackson. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:55:05 +0000 Associated Press 38912 at http://kbia.org Missouri Supreme Court schedules two executions using new anesthetic Drugs used in Mo. executions bump into European Union law http://kbia.org/post/drugs-used-mo-executions-bump-european-union-law <p>Missouri’s plans to use the anesthetic propofol in executions may face new delays.</p><p>In May, Missouri announced it was switching to propofol after sodium thiopental, another drug commonly used in executions, became harder to acquire. But, <a href="http://www.fresenius-kabi.us/">Fresenius Kabi USA</a>, one of propofol’s two domestic suppliers, announced last week it was instructing its distributors not to fill orders from departments of corrections in the United States.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:47:56 +0000 Casey Morell 22055 at http://kbia.org Drugs used in Mo. executions bump into European Union law Mo. Supreme Court declines to set execution dates http://kbia.org/post/mo-supreme-court-declines-set-execution-dates <p>The Missouri Supreme Court has declined to set execution dates for six condemned killers, saying doing so is &quot;premature&quot; until the courts decide if Missouri&#39;s new execution method passes constitutional muster. Tue, 14 Aug 2012 23:03:05 +0000 Associated Press 19409 at http://kbia.org Mo. Supreme Court declines to set execution dates Attorneys raise concerns about new lethal-injection drug http://kbia.org/post/attorneys-raise-concerns-about-new-lethal-injection-drug <p>As the Missouri Supreme Court decides whether to set execution dates for six condemned killers, attorneys for death row inmates are citing concerns over the state&#39;s new one-drug lethal injection method as among the reasons why the executions should not proceed.</p><div> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 13:35:07 +0000 Associated Press 15562 at http://kbia.org Attorneys raise concerns about new lethal-injection drug Missouri first state to adopt propofol for executions http://kbia.org/post/missouri-first-state-adopt-propofol-executions <p>The Missouri Department of Corrections will switch to propofol for all executions.<br /><br /> It&rsquo;s is best known as the anesthetic that killed pop star Michael Jackson. Thu, 24 May 2012 21:30:10 +0000 Jacob McCleland 14743 at http://kbia.org Missouri first state to adopt propofol for executions