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E-Cigarettes a Huge Hit With Nebraska Inmates

Inmates at the Gage County Detention Center in southeast Nebraska are fuming. They're not angry -- they're puffing away on e-cigarettes. The jail earlier this month started selling the nicotine devices to its prisoners, many of whom are ex-smokers. And
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Dec 23, 2013 12:34
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E-cigarettes made especially for inmates

It will be important to monitor the impact of the increasing availability of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to jail and prison populations on several factors specific to this unique environment, such as smoking behaviours during incarceration
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:45
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18
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BILES: Banning smoking in Australian prisons has become a nationwide issue

The overall aim of prison smoking bans is to create a more healthy environment for both staff and prisoners, particularly those who are not smokers...Furthermore, many prisoners who have quit in prison admit after the event that their lives and their hea
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:03
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Electronic cigarettes finding their way into East Texas jails

selling e-cigarettes to inmates to boost revenue and snuff out a major contraband problem. Rusk County this past week joined the ranks of Texas lockups offering the devices. The Titus County jail pioneered the practiced some two years ago.
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:30
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Vape 'em if you got 'em: Jails sell e-cigarettes to inmates

E-cigarettes keep popping up for sale at county jails around the country even as some government officials, schools and health experts urge tighter control over the devices, especially in public buildings.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2015 12:07
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[UK] Isle of Man Today Isle of Man prisoner's e-cigarette plea is refused

The introduction of e-cigarettes at the prison has been opposed because of concerns over health and security. A prisoner wrote to Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson asking him to consider sanctioning their use.
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Nov 5, 2013 16:47
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E-cigarettes made especially for inmates

Some jails, however, are experimenting with offering e-cigarettes for sale to inmates. Although some state correctional agencies have banned e-cigarette sales in prison commissaries (stores that sell provisions for inmates), policies vary for local (city
Tobacco Control
added Apr 9, 2014 06:15
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[Canada] Cognac, cigars and Facebook inside Montreal jail

Montreal's infamous Bordeaux jail is reviewing security procedures after an inmate posted Facebook photos of himself with fine cognac in one hand, a cigar in the other and finely sculpted pecs in-between.
Airdrie (Alb) Echo (ca)
added Sep 4, 2014 11:21
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[Indiana] 'Crack stick' cooked up in cells, attacks over hash browns and rampant gay sex: Shock findings of seven undercover prisoners who lived in one of America's most violent jails for TWO MONTHS

the inmates had taken to making their own homemade highs, including one called 'crack stick'. They would make the drug by crushing an e-cigarette filter, wrapping it in coffee-soaked toilet paper and smoking it, Business Insider reported.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 28, 2016 16:49
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