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[UK] Serial killer Robert Black smoked heavily for decades before death, inquest told

Serial child killer Robert Black smoked heavily for half a decade before his death from a heart attack, a doctor told his inquest....Black was found dead in his cell in Maghaberry high-security prison in Co Antrim in January 2016 aged 68... Black used to
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:27

[UK-Scotland] Smoking banned in Scottish prisons

Scotland has introduced a smoking ban in prisons as part of an effort to help inmates quit.It is estimated about 72% of Scottish prisoners smoke regularly, although sales of tobacco ceased in last week in preparation for the ban on Friday.Vap
BBC Online
added Dec 6, 2018 15:18

[UK-Scotland] Smoking banned in Scottish prisons from Friday

The Scottish Government said the ban was a further step towards its goal of creating a “tobacco-free generation” by 2034. Extensive preparation work was undertaken ahead of the implementation of the ban, with vaping devices issued earlier this month.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:01

[UK-Scotland] Smoking banned in Scottish prisons

Scotland has introduced a smoking ban in prisons as part of an effort to help inmates quit. . . . Vaping is still allowed and the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has offered e-cigarette kits free of charge to prisoners who want them.
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2018 15:00
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[UK-Scotland] STUB OUT Smoking in Scotland’s jails set to be outlawed as experts voice views for and against ban

The decision by the Scottish Government has already sparked fear that greedy lags are stockpiling cigarettes and tobacco before flogging them for up to 25 times their value
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:05

[UK-Scotland] CIG CON Greedy Scots lags to cash-in on jail smoking ban by flogging tobacco at 25 times usual price – including £50 per LIGHTER

Sources say inmates are stockpiling ciggies and baccy before lighting up behind bars becomes illegal on Friday. It’s expected £10 pouches will fetch up to £250
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:58

One of Australia's hardest prisons becomes party central: Smoking festival will take over Parramatta Gaol soon - with DJs and food trucks right next to the razor wire

ShishaFEST 2018 have announced that this year's event will be held at the notorious Paramatta Gaol, in Sydney. Revellers will be able to play at being inmates, surrounded by abandoned cells, razor wire fencing and high sandstone walls. S
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:50

Corrections officers in Missouri 'sell cigarettes for $100 a pack' following smoking ban prompted by double murderer who sued the state claiming his asthma was being exacerbated

A smoking ban in Missouri state prisons has resulted in a behind bars black market with a pack of cigarettes going for as much as $100. According to a report by Fox2, corrections officers are making a profit from the illegal sales. The cigarette ban we
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 1, 2018 21:01

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Prisons to ban sale of tobacco products and cigarettes

A NEW REGULATION will ban the sale of cigarettes and tobacco at all prisons across the country to reduce the number of inmates falling sick or dying from respiratory diseases, Corrections Department director-general |Pol Colonel Narat Savettanan said.
The Nation (th)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:19

[UK-Scotland] Edinburgh vaping firm will supply prisoners with e-cigarettes

AN Edinburgh company has won a contract to supply prisoners with e-cigarettes and e-liquid PODs – pre-filled tanks – as the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) prepares to ban smoking in jail. JAC Vapour is one of the only independent companies outside of Chi (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 17:10
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