Propofol manufacturer objects to drug's use in lethal injections

Thursday, September 27, 2012 | 3:19 p.m. CDT; updated 6:46 p.m. CDT, Thursday, September 27, 2012

COLUMBIA — The manufacturer of the anesthetic blamed for Michael Jackson's death said Thursday it won't sell the drug for use in executions, a setback for Missouri and other states looking for an alternative after other drug makers also objected to their products' use in lethal injections.