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[UK] Smoking ban in public places does not apply to state prisons, Court of Appeal rules

The legal ban on smoking in public places does not apply to state prisons and other Crown premises in England and Wales, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Three judges allowed a Government appeal against a High Court ruling that the ban covered all public
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:51
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[UK] Prison smoking ban 'can be phased in' after Court of Appeal ruling

The ban on smoking in public places does not apply to state prisons, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Judges allowed a government appeal against a High Court ruling that the 2007 ban covered all public places and workplaces in England and Wales. The govern
BBC Online
added Mar 9, 2016 14:49
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[Australia] Alexander Maconochie Centre prisoners wait for decision on smoking ban

The ACT government is continuing work on stopping smoking by prisoners in the Alexander Maconochie Centre but no ban is imminent. Moves by the New South Wales government to force prisoners to quit bring that state into line with Queensland and the North
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Aug 21, 2014 01:19
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[UK] Inmate's appeal to ban smoking in jails reaches Supreme Court

Five justices headed by president Lady Hale are considering whether the Crown is bound by the 2006 Health Act, which includes the ban on smoking in public places introduced in 2007. Black's lawyers have said the sex offender, who has been serving an inde
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2017 15:28
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Double-murderer wins court order forcing Missouri prisons to ban smoking

Simmons, 53, now known Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, has asthma. In court filings that go back a decade, he insisted on his right to breathe unencumbered. Last week, he won a court judgment ordering Missouri state prisons to be smoke-free by April 1.
Laredo (TX) Morning Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:19
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[UK] Prisoners CAN light up behind bars as workplace ban doesn't apply to jails

Prisoners can carry on lighting up behind bars – after judges ruled a ban on smoking in public places does not apply to jails. It came after Government lawyers warned that a “particularly vigorous” crackdown on the habit in state prisons could trigger t
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:50
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[UK] Prisoners will be allowed to smoke in their cells after senior judges rule ban on lighting up in public places did not apply to state-run jails

Inmates in state-run prisons have won back the right to smoke in cells / The Court of Appeal overturned 2007 smoking ban covering public places / Sex offender Paul Black initially brought attention to the case / He claimed health problems due to second-h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:25
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[UK-Scotland] Hitman serving life for murder takes ministers to court over cancer fears

Gage has asked judges to rule it is unlawful to detain him in conditions where he is exposed to tobacco smoke... Gage, 43, has made repeated complaints to authorities at Shotts jail - a relatively modern prison - where he has been held since 2004, about b
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2015 03:23
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[UK] Smoking ban in prisons could cause jail riots

A WAVE of prison riots could be sparked after a paedophile won a court ruling to ban smoking in jails.
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 6, 2015 12:46
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[UK] Prisoner wins landmark ruling to ban smoking in jail

A High Court judge made the ruling despite fears that rigorously imposing the ban could lead to unrest in the jails of England and Wales. The judge rejected Justice Secretary Chris Grayling's argument that the 2006 Health Act, which makes smoking a crimi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:44
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