Headlines Tagged with Prisons — 1,385 headlines found
selling e-cigarettes to inmates to boost revenue and snuff out a major contraband problem. Rusk County this past week joined the ranks of Texas lockups offering the devices. The Titus County jail pioneered the practiced some two years ago.
Feb 22, 2015 Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:30
E-cigarettes keep popping up for sale at county jails around the country even as some government officials, schools and health experts urge tighter control over the devices, especially in public buildings.
Feb 18, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2015 12:07
A legal battle is being fought to give prisoners the right to report unauthorised smoking in jail - including by prison staff - via a confidential health hotline. Paul Black, an inmate at HMP Wymott in Lancashire suffering from a range of health problem
Feb 12, 2015 Press Association (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 07:49
has launched a legal challenge to give inmates the right to report unauthorised smoking...suffers from health problems aggravated by passive smoking. He wants a judicial review of a policy which denies prisoners access to an NHS phone line designed to hel
Feb 12, 2015 BBC Online
added Feb 13, 2015 07:47
In his first ABC interview since being appointed Director of Prisons, Brian Edwards, tells Leon Compton on ABC Statewide Mornings about the smoking prison ban and the challenges facing Tasmanian prison system reform.
Jan 30, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:33
QUIT Tasmania says Risdon Prison is ready to become a smoke-free facility, with half of the inmates who smoke indicating they want to break the habit. The Risdon Prison complex officially becomes smoke-free from tomorrow in an effort to improve the heal
Jan 30, 2015 Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:32
The city council and health chiefs have joined forces in a two year programme which will focus on some of the most vulnerable people in the city. They will include young people in care, the prison population and people living in deprived communities.
Jan 29, 2015 Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:56
The Tasmanian Government is banning smoking to improve the health of inmates and prison guards, but former correctional officer Tony Burley said there was some nervousness surrounding the introduction of the new rules on Friday.
Jan 26, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:43
A Chippewa Falls woman working as a contracted jail employee is accused of smuggling chewing tobacco to an inmate at the Eau Claire County Jail.
Jan 7, 2015 Eau Claire (WI) Leader-Telegram
added Jan 7, 2015 16:25
A pilot project has been launched at three jails following calls for fags to be scrapped over fears for the health of staff, visitors and non-smoking inmates. Plans to ban cigarettes had to be postponed earlier this year amid concerns convicts would cau
Dec 26, 2014 The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 5, 2015 15:24