Headlines Tagged with Prisons — 1,585 headlines found
Kentucky's prisons can remain tobacco-free because the head of the state Department of Corrections has the authority to ban cigarettes and smokeless tobacco from the facilities, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled Friday. A three-judge panel concluded th
Jul 12, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2013 22:57
The Department of Correctons is fighting to stop career criminal Arthur Taylor in his bid to force Corrections to drop their ban on smoking in prison. On December 20 last year, the High Court in Auckland ruled in Taylor's favour finding the blanket ban
Mar 7, 2013 nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Mar 7, 2013 04:29
Lifting the tobacco ban in West Virginia's correctional facilities would save the state "hundreds of thousands of dollars" and prevent officers from selling contraband to inmates, a pastor told a legislative panel Monday.
Jun 26, 2012 Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Jun 26, 2012 03:32
barely a month after media reported Arnold was an investor in JailCigs, a Georgia company co-owned by Chief Administrative Deputy Joe Russell and the sheriff's uncle, John Vanderveer, three state departments issued letters and an advisory to Tennessee she
Jul 7, 2016 Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Jul 7, 2016 14:23
Australian experts are split over whether smoking bans are a crucial advance in prison health or "a bridge too far" that can only spark unrest. On Tuesday, hundreds of prisoners lit fires, broke walls and smashed windows in a 15-hour riot at a Melbourne
Jul 3, 2015 BBC Online
added Jul 4, 2015 17:20
the research shows the most common causes of death related to smoking among people in prison were lung cancer, ischemic heart disease, other heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and chronic airways obstruction.
Oct 22, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:34
With the Prisons Department implementing smoking ban in the jails, the issue has taken a curious turn with some human rights groups strongly opposing the ban, while the anti-tobacco campaigners want the government not to revoke the decision.
Oct 13, 2014 Times of India
added Oct 13, 2014 20:37
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.
Sep 4, 2014 Airdrie (Alb) Echo (ca)
added Sep 4, 2014 11:21
Prison smoking bans significantly reduce inmates' risk of death from tobacco-related conditions such as cancer and heart disease, a new study finds.
Aug 6, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 6, 2014 09:48
Create a cigarette substitute for prisoners. That was the goal for the founders of NeUll's more than a year ago, and in the middle of June this year, they launched their jail-safe electronic cigarette. "It's clear. You see all of the components here on t
Jul 23, 2014 WMBD WYZZ TV (Peoria, IL)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:48