Headlines Tagged with Prisons — 1,609 headlines found
Prison overcrowding and inadequate fencing contributed to Victoria's largest prison riot, which was sparked when a canteen ran out of tobacco ahead of the state-wide smoking ban, a review has found.
Dec 21, 2015 The Age (au)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:51
Rumours about a smoking ban and anger that the canteen had run out of tobacco early caused the largest prison riot in Victorian history, a report has found. The investigation into riots at the Metropolitan remand centre at Ravenhall prompted the state
Dec 20, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:42
A gangland hitman serving life for murder has lost a legal challenge over his claim that he could develop cancer from passive smoking in prison in a ruling that classes cells as private residences. William Gage is serving 20 years for shooting Justin McA
Dec 17, 2015 Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 17, 2015 14:43
Gage, 43, whose parents died of cancer after smoking, said he was vulnerable to tobacco smoke at Shotts jail ...A judge has now ruled there is nothing illegal about his prison conditions...prison cells were deemed as private residences, making them exemp
Dec 16, 2015 BBC Online
added Dec 16, 2015 18:13
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.
Dec 4, 2015 Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:20
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.
Nov 27, 2015 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:02
[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
Nov 21, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2015 17:39
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.
Nov 10, 2015 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:49
Oct 24, 2015 European Journal of Public Health
added Oct 24, 2015 12:08
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
Oct 19, 2015 The Sun (uk)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:33