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[Canada] Quebec government to ban smoking in jails by 2014

The Quebec government has announced its intention to prohibit smoking outright in provincial prisons within a year -- the last Canadian jurisdiction to do so. The province's public security minister said it's time to try again after the previous Liberal
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 19, 2013 19:06
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[UK-Scotland] Chain-smoking crime clan head Mags Haney is to sue jail bosses claiming they are responsible for her lung cancer

THE convicted heroin dealer blames asbestos in Cornton Vale prison for her contracting the potentially deadly disease and has taken legal advice about her claim.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:39
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[Canada] $70K worth of tobacco seized in Springhill prison search

The discovery included 44 bales of tobacco, worth an estimated $70,000 inside prison walls, packaged in what appeared to be plastic wrap, the release said.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Dec 14, 2012 11:32
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[Bahamas] $250k yearly on cigarettes for inmates

Nassau Guardian (bs)
added Sep 24, 2008 00:00
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UK news media representations of smoking, smoking policies and tobacco bans in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policy-makers’ communications when engaging in discussion around smoke-free prison policies should draw on the generally smooth transitions to smoke-free prisons to date, and on evidence on health benefits of smoke-free environments and smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[Missouri] State’s prisons to be smoke-free after April 1

U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey ordered the state in September to ban tobacco products after Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, an inmate serving a life sentence for strangling and suffocating two women in the 1980s, complained about being habitually
Bowling Green (MO) Times
added Nov 2, 2017 03:38
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[Isle of Man] E-cigarette move having positive impact

Midway through a trial period for e-cigarettes at Isle of Man Prison and it appears the measure is having a positive effect. The specialist devices - which are tamper proof - are issued with a unique index number so inmates are unable to swap them. It
Manx Radio (im)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:48
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[Isle of Man, UK] eCig approval for Island prisoners

Plans to allow prisoners to smoke e-cigarettes have won unanimous backing from Island politicians. Tynwald has voted in favour of allowing custody rules to be changed so the eBurn device can be introduced to the Isle of Man Prison.
3FM (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:02
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[Saudi Arabia] British father, 48, languished in 'hellish' Saudi jail for three months for jostling a police officer before being allowed home

His fellow prisoners chain-smoked so heavily that the air was full of smoke, with police beating those who complained.... He said it was 'like hell', adding: 'You can't imagine the smoke. You couldn't see people's faces. Every minute, people were fightin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40
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[Indonesia] EXCLUSIVE: Chain smoking, guzzling beer, lesbian threesomes and bringing up baby: Inside 'Body in a Suitcase' killer Heather Mack's life in Bali prison

Mack and Nadya are best friends in prison and seem to spend a lot of their time drinking the local Indonesian beer Bintang and smoking Marlboros, sources say.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 23:13
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