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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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[UK] 30 inmates, believed to be under the influence of 'prison hooch', staged the violent protest at HMP Hewell on Saturday

A VIOLENT protest involving 30 inmates was staged at Hewell prison over the weekend, in response to a new smoking ban, which comes into effect today (July 24). Specialist 'Tornado squads', equipped to deal with riots, were drafted in to the Hewell Lane
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:16
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[UK-Wales] Parc Prison: Rise in violence since smoking ban

A rise in the number of violent and self harm incidents at Parc Prison could be linked to the smoking ban, a review has found. The report said the ban at the Bridgend site had been well-managed and some prisoners had since stopped smoking. But it said to
BBC Online
added Jul 21, 2017 15:06
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No home, no work, no family: the difficulties of rehabilitation for Russia’s ex-prisoners

We had a case where a shelter in the Perm region burned down. A number of residents died in the blaze; others were badly burnt. ...the reason for the fire became clear: the inmates had started smoking en masse in their rooms.
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:23
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