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[Alabama] E-cigs giving assist in jails - TimesDaily: Crime

“We’ve been allowing the inmates to purchase the (electronic cigarettes) for 2-3 months, and it is working well,” Mitchell said. “We can already tell a difference in the inmates’ attitudes.” Franklin and Lauderdale counties also have started selling the
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added May 12, 2014 19:30
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[Iowa] E-Cigarette's cause controversy at Gage County Jail

Opinions vary on whether Gage County Jail inmates should be able to buy and use electronic cigarettes from the jail’s commissary. Sheriff Millard Gustafson says the program has been underway for about a month and it provides a way for the detention facil
KMA Broadcasting (Shenandoah, IA)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:11
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[Alabama] VIDEO: Only On 3: E-cigarettes now sold in Russell Co. Jail

For $18 apiece, inmates are now able to purchase an electronic cigarette. Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor says the decision to sell the e-cigs came last week, with the first ordered delivered Tuesday. Taylor says there are several reasons they dec
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Aug 11, 2013 15:08
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Prisoners desperate for nicotine are now vaping in UK jails as sales top 65,000 a week EXCLUSIVE

A Prison Service spokesperson told Metro.co.uk: ‘All closed prisons in England and Wales are now smoke free reducing the risk of second-hand smoke to prisoners and staff. ‘Prisoners have been given support in quitting smoking if they need it including vap
Metro Café (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:17
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LETTER: Smoking in Jail

We have also shown that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in former inmates. While e-cigarettes are being promoted as safer alternatives to cigarettes, their long-term effects are unknown.
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2014 09:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 18 inmates graduate in tobacco farming

ABOUT 18 prisoners graduated at Banket Semi Open Prison after completing a one-year tobacco farming course conducted by Tobacco Research Institute last Friday. Officer Commanding Mashonaland Region Senior Assistant
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 1, 2013 14:34
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[UK] Rioting prisoners took over wing of troubled jail 'beacuse they had been banned from smoking'

Rioting prisoners took over a wing of a troubled prison because they had been banned from smoking, it has been claimed. Prisoners chanting 'we want burn' took over HMP Birmingham last night prison demanding tobacco after refusing to return to their c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 14:37
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[UK-Wales] Prisoners in Wales win battle to be allowed to smoke in their cells after ban is rejected

But Assembly ministers in the Welsh government have rejected the ban, voting to exempt Welsh prisons after a report described smoking as "an integral part of prison life". The report said: "Smoking is reported to be a coping strategy to manage stressful
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:57
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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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[UK] Jail unrest feared over smoking ban plans

Court ruling that Parc prison must go smoke-free triggers concern about reaction from inmates, 80% of whom smoke
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:22
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