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NEW: For the last three-and-a-half years, Texas has bought execution drugs from a pharmacy that has been repeatedly cited for dangerous practices…
Texas carries out more executions than any other state. But the source of its drugs has been a closely guarded secret.

@csmcdaniel reveals that one source is Greenpark Compounding Pharmacy, which has been cited for 48 safety violations in the last 8 years…
@csmcdaniel Among those violations:
• It gave the wrong drug to three kids, one of whom ended up in the hospital
• It forged quality control documents
• It kept out-of-date drugs
• Employees did not wash their hands adequately…
@csmcdaniel Texas has faced questions about the quality of its execution drugs.

Five of the 11 inmates the state put to death this year have said the drug, which is supposed to be painless, felt like it was burning as it coursed through their bodies…
@csmcdaniel From September: Nearly 70 people are almost blind from a botched drug. The tragedy shows a US industry selling medicine with little oversight…
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