Headlines Tagged with Prisons — 1,643 headlines found
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
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
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
Apr 7, 2014 Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Apr 6, 2014 12:29
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