Jail Tag

Vaping has become wildly popular in UK prisons with 65,000 refill and e-cigarette sales in jails every week. By Adam Smith | June 27th, 2018 The Ministry of Justice allowed vaping in cells after last year’s smoking ban sparked riots in several prisons and now 33,000 prisoners get their nicotine fix through e-cigarettes. Prisoners have to buy flavored liquid for their vapes and jail shops have been doing a roaring trade, however, there have been reports of mind-bending substances like spice being squirted in the machines. A Prison Service spokespersonRead More
Inmates hoping to vape at the county jail will have to wait for an answer. By Tracy Neal | May 14th, 2018 Justices of the peace at their Committee of the Whole meeting heard a proposal Tuesday from Meyer Gilbert, chief deputy for the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, to sell e-cigarettes from the jail’s commissary. Justices of the peace deadlocked 6-6 on the proposal, so it did not pass. The Sheriff’s Office could have the proposal brought up again when the three justices of the peace not at Tuesday’s meetingRead More
A bouncer, who stole his friend’s electronic vaporizer was jailed two months- By Khairah N. Karim | September 13th, 2016 and fined RM700 by the magistrate’s court after admitting to the offence today. Mohd Paizal Japar, 27, was charged with stealing a RM380 electronic cigarette belonging to Abdul Samad Abdul Kadir, 18. The accused, who was unrepresented, committed the offence at a convenience store next to a Western Union outlet at Pasar Seni on Jalan Kasturi here on Sept 10 at 10.55am. His charge under Section 379 of the Penal Code carriesRead More