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[California] ANDERSON: Overcoming tobacco addiction in correctional settings

I am concerned about the potential for entry-level nicotine-delivery devices designed to appeal to youth. So, I’m not a fan. Each person struggling with an established addiction must find his or her own pathway to recovery. Professor Stanton Glantz, a
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Oct 14, 2017 08:28
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KOTOVA: Smoking bans are sparking a rise in violence and disorder in UK prisons

Without such a comprehensive program of reform, a smoking ban will achieve little and may in fact prove to be dangerous. A black market in cigarettes and other nicotine products could contribute to further violence as prisoners get into greater debt. Pri
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:54
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[UK] Rioting prisoners took over wing of troubled jail 'beacuse they had been banned from smoking'

Rioting prisoners took over a wing of a troubled prison because they had been banned from smoking, it has been claimed. Prisoners chanting 'we want burn' took over HMP Birmingham last night prison demanding tobacco after refusing to return to their c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 14:37
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Use of prescribed smoking cessation pharmacotherapy following release from prison: a prospective data linkage study

few ex-prisoners obtain pharmaceutical assistance with quitting smoking. Policy attention needs to focus on supporting former prisoners to access SCP, to reduce the high rate of tobacco-related morbidity and mortality in this profoundly marginalised popul
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2017 22:57
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[UK] Prison trashed in nine-hour riot after cigarette ban - and warders warn of more problems to come

On Tuesday lags in the Langdale wing of HMP Haverigg, in Cumbria, staged a peaceful protest after they were told tobacco would not sold as part of the all-out ban. But anti-riot units were scrambled after violent confrontations broke out. A source said
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:43
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[UK-Scotland] Measuring for change: the road to smoke-free prisons

One large occupational group that has been required to work within smoking-permitted environments in the United Kingdom is prison staff. Almost three-quarters of prisoners are current smokers, levels not seen amongst men in the general population since a
Oxford University Press Blog
added Aug 25, 2017 18:24
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Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there is limited evidence to inform tobacco control policies in custodial settings, outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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[Pennsylvania] Guard charged in prison assault

told investigators that he told Zeiders the inmates’ plan to get the tobacco from the other inmate if the man would not give it up voluntarily. Police allege the inmates used a “shank” to threaten the inmate, and while Carroll and Ramsey stood as lookout
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[India] Awareness on tobacco and drugs at central jail, Dmu

An awareness programme on tobacco and drugs for inmates of central jail Dimapur was held on Tuesday wherein National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP), district nodal officer, Dr. C Tetseo, gave a power point presentation on the harmful effects of tobacco
Nagaland Post (in)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:43
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[Isle of Man] E-cigarette move having positive impact

Midway through a trial period for e-cigarettes at Isle of Man Prison and it appears the measure is having a positive effect. The specialist devices - which are tamper proof - are issued with a unique index number so inmates are unable to swap them. It
Manx Radio (im)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:48
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