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[Canada] Prisons to be smoke-free by spring 2014

On Friday Stéphane Bergeron announced a program to gradually roll through the provincial system which will eliminate even outdoor smoking at the province’s prisons.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 20, 2013 11:45
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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-Scotland] Action plan for 'tobacco free generation' unveiled

The Scottish Government's updated plan contains 44 measures aimed at addressing health inequalities and cutting smoking rates. It includes plans to ban smoking around hospital buildings and implement the ban on possessing tobacco in prisons. It also o
STV (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Georgia (Country)] New Smoking Regulations Take Effect Today

Smoking of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and Hookah, will be prohibited in all enclosed areas, with the exception of houses, psychiatric clinics, penitentiary facilities and casinos. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas in the ai
Georgia Today (ge)
added May 3, 2018 17:56
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[Guernsey] Prison smoking ban has led to better behaviour

Tobacco was banned at Les Nicolles on New Year’s Day 2013. ‘There were a number of initiatives rolled out at the same time which included increased purposeful activity and the use of disposable electronic cigarettes,’ said deputy governor Lou Arkle. ‘T
Guernsey Press
added Feb 8, 2018 18:15
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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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