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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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[Nebraska] Judge tosses Native inmates' complaint over prison rules

A federal judge has dismissed an action alleging Nebraska prison officials reneged on a 2005 agreement to accommodate religious and cultural needs of Native inmates. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Warren Urbom stemmed from a complaint filed in August
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 16, 2013 22:29
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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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[UK] Wrexham’s New Prison HMP Berwyn Opens

HMP Berwyn will be a smoke free prison and will undergo the first national trial which will allow the men to vape, with devices being allowed on arrival and then refills then earnt.
Wrexham.com (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:48
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[UK] Government looking to overturn smoking law in prisons

A High Court judge declared in March last year that the ban on smoking in public places applies to state prisons and all Crown premises....The judge acknowledged concerns in the Prison Service over the impact of his decision on “prisoners who feel the nee
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:25
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[UK-Scotland] Gangland hit man William Gage loses jail smoking challenge

Gage, 43, whose parents died of cancer after smoking, said he was vulnerable to tobacco smoke at Shotts jail ...A judge has now ruled there is nothing illegal about his prison conditions...prison cells were deemed as private residences, making them exemp
BBC Online
added Dec 16, 2015 18:13
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[Tennessee] Sheriff's Office suspends partnership with Georgia e-cigarette company

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has suspended business operations with a Georgia-based electronic cigarette retailer, according to a RCSO spokeswoman. As of Tuesday, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office suspended JailCigs from conducting business wi
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 01:24
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[New Zealand] Smoking breaches down as prisoners get message

Corrections staff say safety is also improved because prisoners no longer have access to lighter and matches.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 5, 2012 14:50
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