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[UK] Prison staff and inmates face possible prosecution under smoking ban laws

If this ban does end up being introduced, it should in theory stop that in one swoop. But implementing it would require greater provision of stop-smoking aids, such as nicotine patches, and careful policing to stop cigarettes being smuggled in. But it's
BBC Online
added Mar 6, 2015 12:47
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Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court

In their Supreme Court brief, Arkansas officials listed other kinds of contraband that might be hidden in beards: needles, pieces of wire, broken glass, gum, caulk, tobacco, marijuana and powdered drugs. The officials told the justices that they should no
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2014 12:24
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[New Zealand] Inmates could get compensation over smoking ban

Taylor has been back at the Auckland High Court this week arguing his case, but he can't actually get the ban on smoking lifted as the new regulations have tightened up the law. But because the new rules were only validated in parliament in February thi
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 8, 2013 13:19
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[UK] ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT / SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE Appellant - and - PAUL BLACK Respondent

The issue that arises in this appeal is whether Part I of the Health Act 2006 ("the Act"), which contains prohibitions on smoking in certain places and introduces various mechanisms by which such prohibitions are to be enforced, applies to Crown premises
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 16:24
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36
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[Missouri] New state ban affects Bowling Green facility; county jails instituted ban first

Washington won a court judgment ordering state prisons, housing a total of about 32,000 inmates, to be smoke-free by April 1. The sale, possession and use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, will not be allowed after that
Quincy (IL) Herald-Whig
added Oct 22, 2017 21:25
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[UK] Prison bosses braced for lawsuits from ex-lags after report warns of passive smoking dangers

A new secret report into the dangers of passive smoking in prisons is set to spark compensation claims by LAGS - running into millions of pounds. Murders, rapists and paedophiles who were non-smokers in jail will be “lining up” for huge paydays - with c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:34
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[UK-Scotland] OPINION OF LORD CARLOWAY, the LORD JUSTICE CLERK in the reclaiming motion CHARLES McCANN Petitioner and Respondent; against THE STATE HOSPITALS BOARD FOR SCOTLAND Respondents and Reclaimers

Conclusion [105] The court should accordingly: allow the reclaiming motion; recall the interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary dated 27 August 2013; of new repel the respondents’ first plea-in-law; repel the petitioner’s first to tenth pleas-in-law; sustain
Scottish Courts (uk)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:21
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[UK] R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

The Appellant, Mr Black, is a prisoner. He complains that the legal ban on smoking introduced by the Health Act 2006 is not being enforced in common parts of the prison. The Appellant argues that prisoners should have confidential and anonymous access to
Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:30
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[Europe, France] Ryzhy Tarzan won ECHR €5 thousand compensation for conditions of detention in Russian prison

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordered Russia to pay Vyacheslav Datsik...Datsik complained about...as well as tobacco smoke, which he is forced to endure from smoking cellmates, although he himself does not smoke
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:48
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