Health Highlights: March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 12:46 PM

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A leading U.S. pharmacists group says its members should not provide drugs for use in lethal injections because doing so is contrary to pharmacists' role as health care providers.

The policy was adopted Monday by the American Pharmacists Association at its annual meeting. While the association does not have the legal power to prevent its more than 62,000 members from providing drugs for executions, its policies set ethical standards, the Associated Press reported.

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