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[UK] Neo-Nazi fanatic who planned anti-Jewish rally and posted death camp image online sends fans letters covered in drawings of 9/11 and Hitler from his jail cell

A neo-Nazi fanatic who was sent to prison after he posted a death camp image online is now being investigated after it emerged he has been sending out fan letters...Bonehill-Paine mocks the British taxpayer for having paid £120,000 for his prison stay, wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 03:14

[UK] Prison officers ill through inhaling inmates' 'legal highs', says union

Prison officers are falling ill after inhaling "legal highs" used by inmates.... The POA is calling for a "clear timetable that will ban smoking totally in every prison establishment". A Prisons Service spokeswoman said: "We have long been committed to
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 01:39

Report: Florida Prisons Either Need To Fully Ban Tobacco Or Allow Everyone To Have It

Currently, Florida’s correctional employees can have tobacco products, while most inmates can’t. A report by CGL, an independent consulting firm, advises the prison agency either do away with the policy or allow everyone to have it. Brad Sassatelli with
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Jan 12, 2016 03:01


The 960 bricks of cigarettes that were smuggled into Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison by jailed Independent End Time Message leader Robert Martin Gumbura were used by inmates to pay bribes to their sodomy victims.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jan 12, 2016 02:57
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[Kentucky] Daviess Co. Jail bans inmate e-cigarettes after small fire

fire officials say they found burnt electronic cigarette cartridges in the bins. Jailer Osborne says inmates can purchase e-cigs from the jail, but sometimes they will take them apart and use it to smoke or light banned substances.
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:42

[Kentucky] E-cigarette sparks jail fire ($$)

A fire started by a shorted-out electronic cigarette caused an evacuation of cells but only minor damage Monday at the Daviess County Detention Center. Firefighters were called to the detention center shortly before noon to a report of a fire in Buildin
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 5, 2016 18:56

[UK] E-cigs could stub out smoking in prisons and end traditional currency of 'snouts'

The tradition of prison smoking is finally being stubbed out - thanks to e-cigarettes being sold in jails nationwide. Prisoners bought 40,000 fewer packs of cigarettes and tobacco last month than in December last year, new figures show, reports the Sund
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 16:37

33 Romanian senators file appeal against the law that bans smoking

two exceptions. Smoking is allowed in maximum security prison cells in and special rooms in transit areas within airports. These two exceptions create discrimination between the inmates in maximum security prisons and people in airports’ transit areas an
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:50

[Australia] Victoria prison riot sparked by tobacco shortage, compounded by overcrowding: report

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.
The Age (au)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:51

[Australia] Ravenhall prison riot due to smoking ban rumours and lack of tobacco – report

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
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:42
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