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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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Inmate Gets OK To File 2nd Complaint Over Tobacco Ban ($$)

a Missouri federal judge found that “numerous defects” render a plaintiff unlikely to succeed on his claim that the rights of Native American inmates were violated when the Missouri Department of Corrections instituted a policy prohibiting tobacco (Scotty
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 23, 2018 18:30
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[UK] Smoking ban and staff shortage led to Wiltshire prison riot, court told

A ban on smoking and short-staffing led to a prison riot with inmates causing “many thousands of pounds worth of damage”, a court has heard. Luke Needham, 30, Andrew Alford, 41, and Deno Harrison, 23, are on trial at Winchester Crown Court charged with
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supreme Court in a bid to win what he says is the same level of protection from the risks posed by passive smoking as "non-smokers living in the wider community". Tuesda
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:33
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[UK] VIDEO: R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:31
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Supreme court to consider appeal to enforce smoking ban in UK jails

The appeal has been brought by Paul Black, a prisoner at HMP Wymott, on the basis of fresh evidence from a Ministry of Justice medical report on air quality behind bars which warns that “secondhand smoke harms everyone”. Black, who has heart problems, l
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:58
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[UK] Prisoner takes smoking ban battle to Supreme Court

A prisoner with health problems is considering taking his battle to make smoking in prison a crime to the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land, following a Court of Appeal defeat. Paul Black, an inmate at HMP Wymott in Lancashire, says prison re
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:52
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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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