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Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study

Prison smoking bans significantly reduce inmates' risk of death from tobacco-related conditions such as cancer and heart disease, a new study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 6, 2014 09:48
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[Illinois] Local Manufacturers Market Electronic Cigarettes to Jails

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
WMBD WYZZ TV (Peoria, IL)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:48
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[Australia] Worried prison officials throw lavish cell block party ahead of smoke ban

PRISONERS are being given smoked oysters and ice cream to help calm nerves ahead of smoking bans that are keeping corrections officers on edge. From today, tobacco will no longer be able to be sold in some prison canteens, and a total smoking ban will be
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Apr 6, 2014 12:29
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Florida Department of Corrections end cigarette ban in work camps: smoke em if you got em

Corrections officials quietly reversed a blanket ban on tobacco at prisons this summer and are now allowing inmates at work release centers to have up to 10 packs of cigarettes each.
WPTV NewsChannel 5 (West Palm Beach, FL)
added Sep 13, 2013 14:51
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[New York] International Vapor Group: Smoking in Jail Costs More Than Just Time

The city’s cigarette tax is the highest in the nation at $5.85, and being imprisoned and caught with a whole pack of cigarettes could cost an inmate $200. International Vapor Group(IVG) can offer the city a smoking alternative that may alleviate smoking
SBWire
added May 15, 2013 13:33
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Forced Smoking Abstinence: Not Enough for Smoking Cessation

Forced tobacco abstinence alone during incarceration has little impact on postrelease smoking status. A behavioral intervention provided prior to release greatly improves cotinine-confirmed smoking cessation in the community.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Apr 9, 2013 09:36
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[UK, UK-Wales] Riot fears as cigarettes set to be banned from prisons in England and Wales to stop passive smoking compensation claims from officers

The Prison Service is introducing the ban following a long campaign from staff, who have objected to breathing in the second-hand smoke of inmates. Instead, the criminals will be offered electronic cigarettes or nicotine patches to satisfy their craving
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:32
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[New Zealand] Lawyer defends smoking ban in prisons

Arthur Taylor says as most of the New Zealand population can smoke in their home if they choose to, inmates should also be allowed to
TV3 (nz)
added Aug 8, 2012 00:06
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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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[UK] Prison trashed in nine-hour riot after cigarette ban - and warders warn of more problems to come

On Tuesday lags in the Langdale wing of HMP Haverigg, in Cumbria, staged a peaceful protest after they were told tobacco would not sold as part of the all-out ban. But anti-riot units were scrambled after violent confrontations broke out. A source said
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:43
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