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Prison staff and prisoner views on a prison smoking ban: evidence from the Tobacco in Prisons Study

Given that prison smoking bans may be contentious, we recommend creating regular and open opportunities for dialogue between stakeholders when preparing for and maintaining smoke-free environments.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:49
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Meet the Kentucky jailer making his NASCAR return whose company sells e-cigarettes to inmates

Jamie Mosley is entering his third term as Laurel County’s jailer. But thanks to the success of his electronic cigarette business Crossbar, Mosley is making his first NASCAR start since 2012 and his first start in the Camping World Truck Series since 200
Yahoo! Sports
added May 11, 2018 20:27
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[UK] Ban on smoking and availability of spice blamed for rise in violence at Leicester Prison

Leicester Prison experienced a sharp rise in violence – including assaults on staff – after inmates were banned from smoking, according to an inspection report. The Welford Road jail became strictly non-smoking on July 24 last year.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:36
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Systematic Review of Factors Influencing Smoking Following Release from Smoke-free Prisons

Interventions designed to help people remain abstinent from tobacco following release from smoke-free prisons are an important opportunity to improve the health, finances and well-being of this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:03
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[Georgia (Country)] New Smoking Regulations Take Effect Today

Smoking of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and Hookah, will be prohibited in all enclosed areas, with the exception of houses, psychiatric clinics, penitentiary facilities and casinos. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas in the ai
Georgia Today (ge)
added May 3, 2018 17:56
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[South Carolina] Federal Indictments Unsealed; 14 Former SCDC Employees and Correction Officers Arrested by the FBI

The investigation uncovered a number of SCDC employees who accepted bribes to smuggle into prison various contraband, such as cell phones, narcotics, or tobacco.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 1, 2018 18:48
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[Pennsylvania] Inmate’s Attempt To Ban Smoking From Prison Facility Fails ($$)

denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by an inmate at a Pennsylvania state prison who is seeking to have all smoking and tobacco products banned from the correctional facility he is housed in because he has not shown how he has been harmed by
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 14, 2018 21:16
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[Canada] Inmate beaten to death for a few grams of tobacco, court told

A man who was killed at the Montreal Detention Centre nearly two years ago was beaten to death by three fellow inmates for just a few grams of tobacco, the prosecutor in the murder trial of the trio told a jury on Monday. “All this for a few unfortunat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:19
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[Pennsylvania] Witnesses testify on effort to retrieve tobacco from inmate

Three former Blair County Prison inmates saw portions of an organized effort to get tobacco from a fellow inmate’s rectum, trial testimony revealed Tuesday. Dalaun Carroll, who is expected to plead guilty to assault and related charges in connection with
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Apr 4, 2018 20:41
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Missouri prisons go tobacco free

Missouri prisons are now tobacco free. This change comes after an inmate took the Missouri Department of Corrections to court and won, blaming the department for his secondhand smoke. The tobacco free change became official April 1, 2018. The ban is for
KSPR-TV Springfield 33 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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