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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Leader comment: Prison smoking ban does not need to be total

he or she is less likely to respond positively to a rehabilitation programme. It would seem more practical, and consistent, to allow prisoners to continue to smoke in an outside space, if such an area can be identified within the boundary of the prison. T
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:55
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons by end of 2018

The sale of tobacco in prisons will stop in 2018 and the SPS will then amend prison rules to make smoking in Scotland’s prisons illegal. Prisoners will be offered support to give up smoking. Prisons are exempt from the ban on smoking in an enclosed spa
Holyrood (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:48
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[UK-Scotland] Call to ban smoking in Scotland’s prisons

The SPS said it would ensure that its workers were no longer exposed to unacceptable levels of second-hand smoke and bring Scotland into line with other parts of the UK. However prison reform campaigners called for prisoners to be allowed to smoke outsid
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:47
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[UK] Prisoners are RIOTING over a Government ban on smoking in jails being rolled out across the country

Prisoners have already started rioting ahead of a total smoking ban across many UK jails, it was revealed today. Tobacco will gradually be outlawed in English jails from August 31 - but inmates have revealed that some started trouble as soon as the ban
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:18
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[UK-Scotland] Characterising the Exposure of Prison Staff to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke

This is the most comprehensive assessment of prison workers’ exposure to SHS in the world. The results are highly relevant to the development of smoke-free policies in prisons and should be considered when deciding on the best approach to provide prison s
Annals of Work Exposures and Health
added Jul 17, 2017 13:52
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[UK-Scotland] Charity hails move to ban prisoners from smoking

Ash Scotland said the move would bring Scotland in line with other countries which have outlawed smoking in prisons. However an anti-smoking group called for the plans to be abandoned. Forest director Simon Clark said the risks of second-hand smoke have
Third Force News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:39
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons by end of 2018

On Monday, the SPS revealed a report into the effects of second-hand smoke on prisoners and staff. The Tobacco in Prison Study (TIPS), led by experts at Glasgow University, found typical non-smoking prison workers were exposed to as much second-hand sm
STV (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:27
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[UK-Scotland] Target date in 2018 for smoke-free Scottish prisons

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has said it intends to make Scotland's prisons smoke free by next year. The date was announced at the launch of a major report into prison workers' exposure to second-hand smoke. It showed high levels of second-hand smok
BBC Online
added Jul 17, 2017 12:59
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[Ohio] Drone likely aided South Carolina prisoner's escape: officials

A Maryland inmate was convicted in 2016 of trying to smuggle drugs into a prison using an unmanned aircraft. In 2015, a drone dropped illicit drugs and tobacco into an Ohio prison's exercise yard, sparking a fight.
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2017 17:13
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[UK] Inside Voices – No smoke but fire

The smoking ban will be torture to some inmates, it will be looked on as a punishment and yet another way the prison system degrades and undermines the prisoner who has no rights, human or otherwise, in many people’s eyes including the Ministry of Justice
Inside Time (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:00
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