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[Guernsey] Prison smoking ban has led to better behaviour

Tobacco was banned at Les Nicolles on New Year’s Day 2013. ‘There were a number of initiatives rolled out at the same time which included increased purposeful activity and the use of disposable electronic cigarettes,’ said deputy governor Lou Arkle. ‘T
Guernsey Press
added Feb 8, 2018 18:15
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[UK] Inmates who joined in riot convicted of prison mutiny

problems began after a national prison smoking ban was being trialled at the site. He said: “As you can imagine it caused tensions to rise among prisoners as it was, frankly, a very unpopular move. “And like other public bodies, the prison was short-sta
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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[Isle of Man, UK] Smoking stubbed-out at IoM Prison through e-cigarette scheme

The pilot scheme between April and October 2017 was the result of a partnership between IOM Prison in Jurby, Probation Service and the Public Health Directorate. It allowed offenders to purchase a controlled weekly supply of specialist e-cig devices, as
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:20
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[Isle of Man, UK] E-cig trial leads to improved behaviour at prison

A trial of electronic cigarettes at the Isle of Man Prison led to improved behaviour and more prisoners seeking stop smoking support. The Prison and Probation Service and Public Health Directorate ran a six-month trial last year, allowing prisoners to u
Energy FM (im)
added Feb 5, 2018 14:54
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[UK] Prisoners handed €2.6m for toiletries and tobacco

Almost €2.6 million of taxpayers’ cash was doled out to prisoners in the form of “pocket money” for discretionary items last year, new figures have revealed. Every inmate receives a daily gratuity from the Irish Prison Service (IPS), which can be used t
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:26
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Two Muslims asylum seekers win High Court case as judge rules that allowing smoking and forcing them to pray by toilets at UK immigration detention centre breached their human rights

Mr Rahman had also complained about the smoky atmosphere caused when detainees lit cigarettes in cells... The judge concluded that legislation barred smoking in immigration removal centre cells. He said regulations would have to be amended for smoking to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:08
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[UK] Smoking ban leads to Spice uptake

Since the smoking-ban came to Whitemoor there have been more Spice-related incidents. Over the Christmas period two prisoners here were badly burnt from smoking Spice pure, with one of them having 60% burns. How many more people need to die before somethi
Inside Time (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 04:04
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Two-time killer, not state leaders, changes smoking policy in Missouri prisons

arguably the most sweeping change — a complete tobacco ban — will soon happen courtesy of a former death-row inmate named Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, who claimed the state was allowing him to die from secondhand smoke.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 20:48
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[Missouri] AUDIO: Midday with J&W: No tobacco = healthy inmates or riots?

The problem is that when someone isn't it nicotine withdrawal as you can imagine. They get mad more easily their arm they can lead to anxiety depression they can just be more irritable they can just. And from what people told us the really bad part of tha
KMBZ 98.1 fm (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:58
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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