Breaking down Alabama’s nitrogen hypoxia execution plan

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Kenneth Eugene Smith is scheduled to be the first person in the United States to be put to death with nitrogen gas after the Supreme Court refused to stop the procedure. Experts have repeatedly warned that nitrogen toxicity may cause the condemned person to suffer unnecessarily. Kim Bellware, a reporter with The Washington Post, joins CBS News with more.


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