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KANSAS CITY CATHOLICS DONATE NICOTINE GUM TO INMATES AS MISSOURI PRISONS NOW DECLARED SMOKE-FREE!!!

In an EXCLUSIVE TKC INTERVIEW Fr. Nick Charles O'Donahue Farley of the Midtown KC Our Lady Of Perpetual Suffering Church explained the effort . . . "Addiction is an affliction and we are offering this assistance to children of God in suffering no ma
Tony's Kansas City (blog)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:36
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VIDEO: Missouri prisoners will no longer be allowed to smoke starting Sunday

It may seem like a cruel April Fool’s joke, but Missouri prisoners will wake up this April 1 to news they can no longer smoke. Missouri's Department of Corrections has been working for months to avoid a potential Easter rebellion.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:20
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[UK] Prison aims to be 'smoke free' - but 87% of new inmates are smokers

La Moye announced plans to become completely "smoke-free" by the end of the year, following a statement on how e-cigarettes should be used by local health professionals.
Bailiwick Express (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:25
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[Jersey, UK] La Moye prison to become smoke-free by the end of the year

It's all part of the Minister for Home Affairs plan to help inmates quit smoking. It follows the release of a new consensus statement for Jersey in which top health professionals have signed up to about the use of e-cigarettes, which means e-cigarettes
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Smoking ban ‘all legal challenges rejected’ / Clarification of Supreme Court ruling from HMPPS

The appeal was brought by an individual who supports the ban and was about a point of law, whether or not the 2006 Health Act – effectively the smoking ban – applies as a matter of law to Crown premises...The Supreme Court upheld the view that it does not
Inside Time (uk)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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[Oklahoma] Bill allows prison canteens to sell smokes to inmates

State Rep. Rick West, R-Heavener, said the nearly six-year ban on cigarettes sales and smoking inside prisons has caused nothing but problems for inmates, wardens and correctional employees. He’s proposing a controversial measure that would allow inmate
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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[New Zealand] Factors influencing the smoking status of ex-prisoners reintegrating into the community after release: a pilot study ($$)

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable illness and death, and is hugely prevalent among people entering prison. In the most recent prisoner health survey in 2005, 67% of prisoners…
New Zealand Medical Journal (nz)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[New Zealand] Out of prison and back to smoking?

"The findings suggest that this opportunity is being missed, and that potentially there is much more that Corrections and community-based reintegration providers could be doing to support prisoners who want to quit," says Professor Edwards.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Pennsylvania] Prison for tobacco seller who skirted IRS on bulk sales

A Stroudsburg tobacco distributor was sentenced to prison for skirting the IRS on cash payments and helping another business evade taxes, federal prosecutors said. Kamlesh Patel, 60, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison and two years of supervised
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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UK news media representations of smoking, smoking policies and tobacco bans in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policy-makers’ communications when engaging in discussion around smoke-free prison policies should draw on the generally smooth transitions to smoke-free prisons to date, and on evidence on health benefits of smoke-free environments and smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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