The United States Supreme Court (June 29, 2015) held in Glossip v. Gross http://1.usa.gov/1HsooTz that states can continue to utilize the controversial lethal injection “cocktail”. The U.S. Supreme Court articulated that the plaintiffs haven’t shown the drug poses a serious risk of inflicting unconstitutional pain and suffering under the Eighth Amendment. In contrast to the botched execution of Clayton Lockett, the protocol discussed in Glossip uses a much greater dosage of midazolam.
Read the official opinion here: http://1.usa.gov/1HsooTz
Future: How will this decision affect pharma companies both nationally and internationally?