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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BJMP to ban smoking in all jails

the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has said it will soon implement the “no smoking” policy in all district and city jails nationwide. BJMP Chief Director Serafin Barreto Jr. said smoking will no longer be permitted in all jails run by the
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[Australia] Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11

[Maryland] VIDEO: 80 at ECI indicted in 'deeply rooted' smuggling ring

The Eastern Correctional Institute is the site for the largest case ever brought to a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court of Maryland... Eighty people have been charged in the indictment with smuggling drugs, cigarettes, cellphones and pornogra
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Oct 17, 2016 04:21

Estonia to impose total smoking ban throughout all prisons

Smoking will be banned in all prisons across Estonia from October 1, 2017, according to a decree signed by the Estonian justice minister. "The smoking ban in prisons applies to both prisoners, detainees and the staff in order to protect health and promot
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 10, 2016 14:10

Eighty indicted for drug trafficking in Maryland prison

A federal grand jury has indicted 80 people for drug trafficking at Maryland's biggest prison...Guards at the medium-security Eastern Correctional Institution smuggled in narcotics, cell phones, pornographic videos and tobacco in exchange for money and se
added Oct 7, 2016 10:55

[UK] Violent thug is left unable to talk, wheelchair-bound and suffering from an uncontrollable tremor due to a psychological reaction to HIS OWN crimes

During his time on remand, Osborn attacked his cell mate for smoking and strangled him with an electrical cable.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Smoke-free prisons will change attitudes and protect health

When Scotland’s indoor public spaces became smoke-free ten years ago, much of the media comment was about how damaging tobacco smoke is to people’s lungs and circulatory systems, and how it increases the risks of developing cancer. Tobacco smoke is no le
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 9, 2016 15:39

[UK-Wales] 'Secret code words' plan to smuggle tobacco into Swansea Prison

A WOMAN was caught smuggling tobacco into Swansea Prison after the authorities listened to a phone call with an inmate which used a series of "code words". Swansea Magistrates Court heard a telephone conversation between Caroline Anne Jones and with her
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:14

Ramen is displacing tobacco as most popular US prison currency, study finds

“[Ramen] is easy to get and it’s high in calories,” Gibson-Light said. “A lot of them, they spend their days working and exercising... Five tailor-made cigarettes – worth $2.00 – can be bought for one pack of ramen.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 14:07

[Indonesia] EXCLUSIVE: Chain smoking, guzzling beer, lesbian threesomes and bringing up baby: Inside 'Body in a Suitcase' killer Heather Mack's life in Bali prison

Mack and Nadya are best friends in prison and seem to spend a lot of their time drinking the local Indonesian beer Bintang and smoking Marlboros, sources say.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 23:13
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