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Missouri prisons to go smoke free after double-murderer wins in court

At the prison in Cameron, the asthmatic Washington kept being paired with heavy smokers, despite doctor’s orders that his quarters be smoke-free. Now, after a decade-long legal battle, Washington is declaring victory with a settlement that not only pro
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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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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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] 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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Canada: Work Refusal Due To Second-Hand Smoke Was Not Properly Investigated: Arbitrator

A correctional officer with sinusitis and sensitivity to second-hand smoke was entitled to have her work refusal investigated by prison management, an arbitrator has decided. Although the prison was a non-smoking facility, prisoners would smuggle in con
Mondaq
added Jan 25, 2017 18:21
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[Tennessee] The trial must go on

Charges include conspiracy, obstruction of justice, extortion, bribery, wire fraud, mail fraud and honest services fraud. Prosecutors say they all made tens of thousands of dollars from the formation, marketing and operation of JailCigs, LLC and tried to
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Dec 21, 2016 22:49
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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] 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] 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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