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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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[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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[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-Scotland] Is hard time about to get harder? The reality of Scotland’s prison smoking ban

imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:41
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[UK] E-cigarette trial makes Isle of Man jail 'calmer and safer'

Allowing inmates to smoke e-cigarettes has made an Isle of Man jail "calmer and safer", a report has found. The six-month pilot was introduced after a 2008 ban on tobacco led to inmates smoking "illicit materials" like nicotine patches and tea bags. Int
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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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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