Akorn details policy to prevent use of its drugs in state executions

March 4, 2015 9:37 PM

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(Reuters) - Akorn Inc announced a policy to prevent the use of its drugs in state executions in response to a call by shareholder New York State Common Retirement Fund, the third-largest public pension fund in the United States.

The company said it would restrict the sale of components of lethal injection to a select group of wholesalers who agree to keep these products out of correctional institutions.

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