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[Illinois] Former jail guard pleads guilty to selling used chewing tobacco to convicted murderer

A former Cook County jail guard pleaded guilty Friday to accepting bribes to sell used chewing tobacco and smuggle marijuana and alcohol into the jail for a convicted murderer awaiting sentencing, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:20
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[Australia] Tobacco bans in prisons paying off

the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found they have led to a decline in smoking rates. Almost three quarters of prisoners who enter prison are smokers.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:02
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[Australia] Holy smokes! Criminals eager to beat the smoking ban in prison are using the BIBLE to roll up cigarettes with smuggled tobacco

Victorian prisoners have been caught smoking smuggled tobacco using papers from the Bible, despite an implemented smoking ban Used for their likeness to the branded rolling paper, Tally-Ho, the thin papers reportedly burn well as inmates struggle to quit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2015 17:39
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[Australia] Pilot program finds success among smoking prisoners

thereby laying the foundation for smoke-free prisons throughout WA. The Cancer Council WA's Fresh Start workplace quitting program was adapted to 15 inmates in the Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison (EGRP), whose population is predominately Aboriginal.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:49
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Tobacco use among prison staff in Germany: a cross-sectional study

European Journal of Public Health
added Oct 24, 2015 12:08
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[UK] HMP Fight Club Cocky lags film punch-up in cell as clips go viral in latest scandal

TWO young lags square up for a bare knuckle boxing bout in a prison cell Fight Club to win tobacco.... Spectators were allowed in the large cell to watch if they paid an entry fee in rolling tobacco. . . . Shirtless winner Kel gets to keep the tobacco
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:33
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[Australia] Prisoners are 'fighting over butts' in NSW prisons where black market cigarettes 'are selling for $300 and matches for $90'

The ban on smoking in NSW prisons has reportedly led to a thriving black market, where a packet of cigarettes can go for as much as $300, while matches and papers can fetch a staggering $90. Prisoners craving their hit of nicotine are resorting to homem
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2015 16:05
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[Australia] $300 for a pack of cigarettes: Smoking ban in NSW prisons creates thriving black market

But less than three months in, the ban on smoking in NSW prisons has created a thriving black market and at least one brawl has broken out among inmates desperate for their ciggie fix. Since smoking was banned in August, the price of a pack of cigarette
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:20
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[Australia] $300 for a pack of cigarettes: Smoking ban in NSW prisons creates thriving black market

But less than three months in, the ban on smoking in NSW prisons has created a thriving black market and at least one brawl has broken out among inmates desperate for their ciggie fix. Since smoking was banned in August, the price of a pack of cigarette
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:05
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[Guernsey] UK prison smoking ban 'needs planning' to avoid unrest

The Governor of Guernsey's prison has warned a smoking ban would not work in prisons without sufficient control and order. Les Nicolles prison became the second in Europe to go smoke-free in 2013.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 21:27
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