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[UK] Isle of Man prisoner's e-cigarette appeal rejected

A prisoner's appeal to be allowed to smoke e-cigarettes in jail has been rejected by the Manx government on health and safety grounds. The home affairs department said not enough is known about the health implications of electronic cigarettes to sanction
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2013 20:13
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[New Zealand] High Court upholds smoking ban for hospitals, but not for prisons

The contrasting outcomes provide a useful illustration of the approach taken in judicial review in New Zealand, including the critical nature of the relevant statutory provisions and the limits of challenging the substantive merits of an administrative de
International Law Office (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 13:50
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[Canada] Prison smoking bans: clearing the air

"The fact is, a lot of inmates are smokers. It's part of the culture in prisons." Increasingly, however, governments are trying to change that part of prison culture. In 2014, Quebec will become the last province in Canada to ban smoking anywhere in its
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added May 13, 2013 04:09
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[Illinois] Sheriff introduces e-cigs at jail

Knox County Sheriff is going to start selling specially designed electronic cigarettes to inmates in the county jail. Sheriff David Clague told a Knox County Board committee Monday night he found a vendor, Newman & Ullman in Pekin, that distributes “Neull
Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Jul 19, 2014 13:42
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[UK] Prison staff fuming after smoking ban put on hold ($$)

A pilot scheme to ban smoking in prisons in the south west has been abandoned because it was feared that it could provoke disturbances. Prison governors were told last year by the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) that a decision had been made t
Times Of London (uk)
added May 12, 2014 10:27
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[Guernsey, UK] VIDEO: Les Nicoles inmates are still lighting up

Guernsey's prison governor admits some inmates are still getting hold of tobacco, despite a smoking ban being introduced nearly a year ago.
ITV Channel Television
added Nov 1, 2013 08:01
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[Mississippi] Billings favors tobacco rule repeal

When the Mississippi Department of Corrections announced last December that it would go tobacco free at all buildings, grounds and prisons operated by the agency; they did so knowing that the process would be daunting. . .. On Monday, Bolivar County Sup
Bolivar (MS) Commercial
added Oct 18, 2012 09:41
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[UK] Prisons: Smoking Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The phased rollout now underway will reduce the risk to staff and prisoners of exposure to second hand smoke, whilst maintaining the safety and security of our prisons. In every case, the decision on when to go smoke free is only taken after careful pla
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:23
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[Australia] The human rights implications of smoking bans in prisons: some international cases

A human rights perspective is one lens that reveals the complexity of attempts to regulate smoking in prisons, particularly by the implementation of bans. It will be interesting, given that Victoria does have human rights legislation, to see if the issue
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law blog (au)
added Aug 17, 2015 10:07
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Smoke-Free Policies in U.S. Prisons and Jails: A Review of the Literature

increasingly common in prisons and jails, but evidence suggests they are not consistently implemented. Future studies should examine the health and economic outcomes of smoke-free policies in prisons and jails. By implementing smoke-free policies, prisons
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2015 13:16
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