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[UK-Scotland] Edinburgh vaping firm will supply prisoners with e-cigarettes

AN Edinburgh company has won a contract to supply prisoners with e-cigarettes and e-liquid PODs – pre-filled tanks – as the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) prepares to ban smoking in jail. JAC Vapour is one of the only independent companies outside of Chi
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 17:10
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoners to be offered free vaping kits ahead of tobacco ban

Vaping kits will be issued from the start of November, before the ban comes into force at the end of the month. For two months they will be free. They will then be sold at a discounted rate until April, after which prisoners will have to pay the normal pr
BBC Online
added Aug 29, 2018 21:20
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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Why Australian prisoners are smoking nicotine-infused tea leaves

Simply providing nicotine lozenges isn’t enough to change the entrenched behaviour of long-term smokers. We need to provide better support for Australians in prison to quit smoking and improve their long-term health. They deserve the same quitting servi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:01
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[UK-Scotland] Is hard time about to get harder? The reality of Scotland’s prison smoking ban

imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:41
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Letter: Ban on smoking by Corrections good for all West Virginians

The West Virginia Division of Corrections’ Jim Rubenstein needs to be applauded for having the ethical fortitude to ban the dangerous drug tobacco in 2008. He moved our state into the 21st century with his progressive forward thinking. The cost to taxpa
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2018 20:36
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[Russia] Magomedov changes 5 cells unhappy with no TV and smoker as cellmate

One of the reasons the businessman has to move so often is the fact that he does not like the prison conditions, such as no TV and a smoker as a cellmate. However, the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) named a different reason for the moves, saying on
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[UK] Smoking ban in prison puts tobacco on most-wanted list

“With regards to the impact on the illicit economy; tobacco has become an additional currency to the current currencies relating to drug use and mobile phones within the illicit economy.” Mr Stewart also admitted that there appeared to have been a sharp
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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Prisoners desperate for nicotine are now vaping in UK jails as sales top 65,000 a week EXCLUSIVE

A Prison Service spokesperson told Metro.co.uk: ‘All closed prisons in England and Wales are now smoke free reducing the risk of second-hand smoke to prisoners and staff. ‘Prisoners have been given support in quitting smoking if they need it including vap
Metro Café (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:17
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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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