Headlines Tagged with Prisons — 1,575 headlines found
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.
Sep 13, 2013 WPTV NewsChannel 5 (West Palm Beach, FL)
added Sep 13, 2013 14:51
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
May 15, 2013 SBWire
added May 15, 2013 13:33
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.
Apr 8, 2013 Archives of Internal Medicine
added Apr 9, 2013 09:36
[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
Mar 3, 2013 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:32
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
Aug 7, 2012 TV3 (nz)
added Aug 8, 2012 00:06
A local correctional officer who’s been fighting for over three years to include provincial jails in the Smoke-Free Ontario Act is taking his fight to the next level. Keith Berry, a 31-year veteran correctional officer at the St. Lawrence Valley Correc
Dec 27, 2016 Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:00
“[Ramen] is easy to get and it’s high in calories,” Gibson-Light said. “A lot of them, they spend their days working and exercising... Five tailor-made cigarettes – worth $2.00 – can be bought for one pack of ramen.
Aug 22, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 14:07
Currently, Florida’s correctional employees can have tobacco products, while most inmates can’t. A report by CGL, an independent consulting firm, advises the prison agency either do away with the policy or allow everyone to have it. Brad Sassatelli with
Jan 11, 2016 WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Jan 12, 2016 03:01
The 960 bricks of cigarettes that were smuggled into Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison by jailed Independent End Time Message leader Robert Martin Gumbura were used by inmates to pay bribes to their sodomy victims.
Jan 11, 2016 Zimbabwe Daily
added Jan 12, 2016 02:57
A Victorian prisoner is in a serious condition while several others have fallen ill after injecting or smoking a toxic concoction of nicotine patches, tea leaves and, in some cases, battery acid. The problem comes as the state's prison system struggles w
Sep 17, 2015 The Age (au)
added Sep 17, 2015 17:31