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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] 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] 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] 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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[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-Wales] Prison smoking ban overturned by court of appeal

A compulsory, immediate ban on smoking in prisons has been overturned by the court of appeal, allowing the Ministry of Justice to introduce its own voluntary, phased controls. Bans affecting three jails in Wales came into effect in January. The MoJ said
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 8, 2016 18:12
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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] 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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