Kenneth Eugene Smith to be the first person in the US to be executed with nitrogen gas

Kenneth Eugene Smith is set to make history as the first individual in the United States subjected to execution by nitrogen gas, as the Supreme Court declined to intervene and halt the procedure.

This decision marks a significant shift in execution methods, opting for nitrogen gas, but it has raised concerns among experts who caution about the potential for nitrogen toxicity, emphasizing the risk of the condemned individual experiencing unnecessary suffering.

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