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[Indiana] E-cigs might be sold to jail inmates

Sheriff Ray Dudley is exploring the possibility of making electronic cigarettes available to inmates in the Delaware County jail. Dudley said that electronic, or “vape” cigarettes, are in use in other Indiana county jails and could help with inmate behav
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Aug 23, 2015 18:13
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[Massachusetts] Aaron Hernandez involved in ANOTHER prison fight just two months after he was moved to solitary confinement for being part of a 'gang-related' confrontation

Last month he was punished for smoking in one of the prison yards
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:51
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[Australia] The human rights implications of smoking bans in prisons: some international cases

A human rights perspective is one lens that reveals the complexity of attempts to regulate smoking in prisons, particularly by the implementation of bans. It will be interesting, given that Victoria does have human rights legislation, to see if the issue
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law blog (au)
added Aug 17, 2015 10:07
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[Australia] Riot squad on standby as smoking ban is enforced in NSW jails

It is a scenario that an addiction expert believes has a very real chance of playing out in a jail somewhere in NSW, where a statewide ban of smoking in jail comes into effect today. And prison authorities aren’t taking any chances. Specialist riot squad
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Aug 11, 2015 08:14
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[Australia] Wellington jail ready for smoking ban: 500 prisoners take up nicotine patches

ABOUT 500 inmates at the Wellington jail have taken up the offer of nicotine patches as a smoking ban takes effect in all prisons across NSW from Monday, Corrective Services NSW says. The therapy is one of a complement of measures available to support p
Orange (NSW) Central Western Daily (au)
added Aug 10, 2015 05:06
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[Australia] AUDIO: Fears of violence and unrest in prisons as cigarette ban begins in NSW

Prisoner advocates have urged inmates to go on strike inside the state's prisons and refuse to undertake their usual prison labour duties. Others are warning it's going to lead to serious violence and even deaths.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
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[Australia] ABC Online Hunter prison officials hoping smoking ban will curb violence

Hunter prison officials are confident a smoking ban coming into force next week may see violence levels fall in the state's jails. From Monday, smoking will be outlawed at all correctional facilities across New South Wales, impacting inmates and employe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:03
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[Australia] Hunter prison officials hoping smoking ban will curb violence

Hunter prison officials are confident a smoking ban coming into force next week may see violence levels fall in the state's jails. From Monday, smoking will be outlawed at all correctional facilities across New South Wales, impacting inmates and employe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:03
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[Australia] NSW prison officers exempt from prison smoking ban as inmates forced to quit

Hundreds of prison officers will be exempt from the smoking ban starting Monday in NSW prisons, following a state government down criticised by prisoner rights groups health experts. The loophole will allow staff who live in correctional centres to smok
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:56
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[Australia] Tobacco stash found in prison ahead of ban

An officer uncovered 64 packets of tobacco, 90 packets of cigarette papers, and 40 boxes of matches hidden in a wall at the Outer Metropolitan Multi-Purpose Correctional Centre near Windsor. The items were likely purchased legally but their black market
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:39
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