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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free Scotland? SNP plot to BAN council tenants from smoking in THEIR OWN HOMES

COUNCIL tenants face a ban on smoking in their own homes under plans being considered by SNP ministers. In a push for a "tobacco-free generation", the Scottish Government said it is looking to crackdown across the social housing sector.
Daily Express (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Scotland] Action plan for 'tobacco free generation' unveiled

The Scottish Government's updated plan contains 44 measures aimed at addressing health inequalities and cutting smoking rates. It includes plans to ban smoking around hospital buildings and implement the ban on possessing tobacco in prisons. It also o
STV (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[UK] AUDIO: 08/06/2018 Today Morning news and current affairs: Smoking Ban in Prisons

BBC Online
added Jun 8, 2018 13:40
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Prison staff and prisoner views on a prison smoking ban: evidence from the Tobacco in Prisons Study

Given that prison smoking bans may be contentious, we recommend creating regular and open opportunities for dialogue between stakeholders when preparing for and maintaining smoke-free environments.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:49
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Meet the Kentucky jailer making his NASCAR return whose company sells e-cigarettes to inmates

Jamie Mosley is entering his third term as Laurel County’s jailer. But thanks to the success of his electronic cigarette business Crossbar, Mosley is making his first NASCAR start since 2012 and his first start in the Camping World Truck Series since 200
Yahoo! Sports
added May 11, 2018 20:27
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[UK] Ban on smoking and availability of spice blamed for rise in violence at Leicester Prison

Leicester Prison experienced a sharp rise in violence – including assaults on staff – after inmates were banned from smoking, according to an inspection report. The Welford Road jail became strictly non-smoking on July 24 last year.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:36
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Systematic Review of Factors Influencing Smoking Following Release from Smoke-free Prisons

Interventions designed to help people remain abstinent from tobacco following release from smoke-free prisons are an important opportunity to improve the health, finances and well-being of this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:03
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[Georgia (Country)] New Smoking Regulations Take Effect Today

Smoking of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and Hookah, will be prohibited in all enclosed areas, with the exception of houses, psychiatric clinics, penitentiary facilities and casinos. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas in the ai
Georgia Today (ge)
added May 3, 2018 17:56
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[South Carolina] Federal Indictments Unsealed; 14 Former SCDC Employees and Correction Officers Arrested by the FBI

The investigation uncovered a number of SCDC employees who accepted bribes to smuggle into prison various contraband, such as cell phones, narcotics, or tobacco.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 1, 2018 18:48
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[Pennsylvania] Inmate’s Attempt To Ban Smoking From Prison Facility Fails ($$)

denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by an inmate at a Pennsylvania state prison who is seeking to have all smoking and tobacco products banned from the correctional facility he is housed in because he has not shown how he has been harmed by
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 14, 2018 21:16
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