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Oklahoma to become first U.S. state to use nitrogen gas for executions

Reuters India Thursday, 15 March 2018
(Reuters) - Oklahoma plans to start using nitrogen gas for executions, officials said on Wednesday, in what would be the first such method of capital punishment in the United States.
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According to a report by Gizmodo, due to a legal injection drug shortage, Oklahoma announced earlier this week that it will start using nitrogen gas for all of its executions moving forward, becoming the first US state to do so. However, critics have reportedly expressed concerns that the method...

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