Headlines Tagged with Prisons — 1,634 headlines found
Corrections Minister Judith Collins says prisons are safer and healthier since smoking was banned five years ago today. On 1 July 2011, tobacco products, matches and lighters became unauthorised items in New Zealand prisons. “I was Minister of Correcti
Jul 1, 2016 New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Jul 1, 2016 15:31
Two wings of the category-C jail were trashed when the caged jailbirds began to battle with each other. Staff struggled to control the chaos at Erlestoke Prison in Wiltshire after a rooftop protest... A pilot ban on smoking came into force on May 23 and
Jun 16, 2016 Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:45
[Indiana] 'Crack stick' cooked up in cells, attacks over hash browns and rampant gay sex: Shock findings of seven undercover prisoners who lived in one of America's most violent jails for TWO MONTHS
the inmates had taken to making their own homemade highs, including one called 'crack stick'. They would make the drug by crushing an e-cigarette filter, wrapping it in coffee-soaked toilet paper and smoking it, Business Insider reported.
May 28, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 28, 2016 16:49
[Indiana] 7 undercover inmates spent 2 months in jail — here are the most outrageous things they witnessed
Inmates often invented bizarre homemade drugs to catch a buzz, such as a "crack stick," made from an electronic cigarette filter. To make a crack stick, inmates crushed the e-cigarette filter and then wrapped it in coffee-soaked toilet paper and smoked it
May 26, 2016 Business Insider
added May 28, 2016 16:47
Moors murderer Ian Brady says he is GLAD suicide bombers are attacking the West and 'sincerely hopes' the next attack will be against the UK and 'the bigger the better'
The only luxury he ever enjoyed was cigarettes, but was forced to quit his 40-a-day habit when the smoking ban was introduced in July 2007.
May 9, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2016 17:08
"This is not related to the recent smoking ban. We believe they were recovering contraband items." Another woman, who said she was the partner of one of the men on the roof, also insisted the protest was over the ban.
Apr 18, 2016 South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:42
THREE inmates staged a rooftop protest on Swansea prison - as friends outside blamed rising tensions inside on the facility's smoking ban. Onlookers said the men had first been spotted on the roof of the Oystermouth Road site some time before midday. The
Apr 17, 2016 South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 14:20
The evaluation of the smoke-free policy, carried out by the Menzies School of Health Research, said patch misuse was a key finding for correctional jurisdictions to consider when planning smoke-free facilities. "It became the most problematic aspect of
Apr 15, 2016 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 15, 2016 11:56
A cigarette ban in Northern Territory jails was a success, but created an "unintended" black market in nicotine patches, according to a new report published by the Menzies School of Health.
Apr 15, 2016 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 15, 2016 11:24
[Australia] Successes and unintended consequences of the Northern Territory’s smoke-free prisons policy: results from a process evaluation
A comprehensive approach to creating support among staff and prisoners is important for smooth implementation of policies for smoke-free prisons. Planning should include assessment of prisoners’ preferred form of cessation support and strategies to minim
Apr 15, 2016 Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Apr 15, 2016 09:56