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[UK] E-cigarette trial makes Isle of Man jail 'calmer and safer'

Allowing inmates to smoke e-cigarettes has made an Isle of Man jail "calmer and safer", a report has found. The six-month pilot was introduced after a 2008 ban on tobacco led to inmates smoking "illicit materials" like nicotine patches and tea bags. Int
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Isle of Man, UK] Smoking stubbed-out at IoM Prison through e-cigarette scheme

The pilot scheme between April and October 2017 was the result of a partnership between IOM Prison in Jurby, Probation Service and the Public Health Directorate. It allowed offenders to purchase a controlled weekly supply of specialist e-cig devices, as
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:20

[Isle of Man, UK] E-cig trial leads to improved behaviour at prison

A trial of electronic cigarettes at the Isle of Man Prison led to improved behaviour and more prisoners seeking stop smoking support. The Prison and Probation Service and Public Health Directorate ran a six-month trial last year, allowing prisoners to u
Energy FM (im)
added Feb 5, 2018 14:54

The Isle of Man's obesity timebomb: A quarter of five-year-olds are overweight and one in five adults is obese

tobacco use remains one of the largest reasons for premature death. In the island, there are nearly 10,000 adults who smoke (14.5%), and two-thirds say they want to quit. Some 3.1% of 11- to 18-year-olds are smokers. Worryingly, one in 10 women are smokin
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:58

[Isle of Man, UK] Smoking costs – how about a month off this October?

Stoptober, which encourages smokers to go smokefree for 28 days, launches on 1 October and the Department of Health and Social Care is again backing the annual campaign from NHS England which last year saw 2.5 million attempt to quit. Stoptober is based
Manxnet (im)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:30

[Isle of Man] E-cigarette move having positive impact

Midway through a trial period for e-cigarettes at Isle of Man Prison and it appears the measure is having a positive effect. The specialist devices - which are tamper proof - are issued with a unique index number so inmates are unable to swap them. It
Manx Radio (im)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:48

[Isle of Man, UK] eCig approval for Island prisoners

Plans to allow prisoners to smoke e-cigarettes have won unanimous backing from Island politicians. Tynwald has voted in favour of allowing custody rules to be changed so the eBurn device can be introduced to the Isle of Man Prison.
3FM (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:02

[UK] E-cigarette pilot project at Isle of Man Prison

The Department of Home Affairs is proposing to permit the use of a specialist e-cigarette at the Isle of Man Prison as part of a six-month pilot project. The move is aimed at reducing the risks and harm being caused by prisoners using illicit smoking mat
Isleofman Dot Com (uk)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:42

[Isle of Man, UK] New anti-smoking law comes in

The Department of Health and Social Care says the law is being introduced to help protect children from the dangers of second-hand smoke. Minister Howard Quayle says it's a step in the right direction:
Isleofman Dot Com (uk)
added Mar 30, 2016 14:21

Smoking in vehicles carrying children is illegal from today in the Isle of Man

It is now illegal to smoke in a vehicle carrying children. The new law came into force today and is designed to help protect anyone under 16 from the dangers of secondhand smoke. Both the driver and the smoker can be fined £50 if anyone smokes in the v
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Mar 30, 2016 14:20
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