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[Canada] Inmate beaten to death for a few grams of tobacco, court told

A man who was killed at the Montreal Detention Centre nearly two years ago was beaten to death by three fellow inmates for just a few grams of tobacco, the prosecutor in the murder trial of the trio told a jury on Monday. “All this for a few unfortunat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:19
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[Pennsylvania] Witnesses testify on effort to retrieve tobacco from inmate

Three former Blair County Prison inmates saw portions of an organized effort to get tobacco from a fellow inmate’s rectum, trial testimony revealed Tuesday. Dalaun Carroll, who is expected to plead guilty to assault and related charges in connection with
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Apr 4, 2018 20:41
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Missouri prisons go tobacco free

Missouri prisons are now tobacco free. This change comes after an inmate took the Missouri Department of Corrections to court and won, blaming the department for his secondhand smoke. The tobacco free change became official April 1, 2018. The ban is for
KSPR-TV Springfield 33 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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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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[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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