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[UK] Cigarette ban backfires behind bars as inmates smoking Spice DOUBLES

JAILBIRDS snuffing out ciggies in light of a prison ban are getting their fix smoking deadly Spice instead.
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:17
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[Tennessee] U.S. attorneys oppose dismissal of charges against Arnold

opposing efforts to have seven criminal counts dismissed against Sheriff Robert Arnold and two co-defendants...a 14-count indictment stemming from an unauthorized plan to sell e-cigarettes to Rutherford County jail inmates through a company co-owned by Ru
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Jan 3, 2017 21:59
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[Canada] Jailhouse smoking struggle continues

A local correctional officer who’s been fighting for over three years to include provincial jails in the Smoke-Free Ontario Act is taking his fight to the next level. Keith Berry, a 31-year veteran correctional officer at the St. Lawrence Valley Correc
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:00
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[Saudi Arabia] British father, 48, languished in 'hellish' Saudi jail for three months for jostling a police officer before being allowed home

His fellow prisoners chain-smoked so heavily that the air was full of smoke, with police beating those who complained.... He said it was 'like hell', adding: 'You can't imagine the smoke. You couldn't see people's faces. Every minute, people were fightin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40
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FAZAL: An Australian Ex-Con Explains How to Make Cigarettes From Nicotine Patches

I'd always wanted to know how Micky crafted cigarettes without tobacco, papers, filters, or even any source of ignition, so I asked him to show me. He agreed, and after work picked me up from Holmesglen train station and guided me through life as an inca
Vice.com
added Nov 30, 2016 05:22
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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
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[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
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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
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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
Reuters
added Oct 7, 2016 10:55
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