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NCJ Number: 141480 Find in a Library
Title: Mega-Jail Survey: Smoking Policies
Journal: Large Jail Network Bulletin  Volume:2  Issue:4  Dated:(June 1991)  Pages:17
Corporate Author: Maricopa Cty Sheriff's Office
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 1
Sponsoring Agency: Maricopa Cty Sheriff's Office
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Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article reports the results of a nationwide survey of smoking policies of jails with inmate populations over 1,000.
Abstract: Fourteen smoke-free jails are listed, and 20 jails have smoking restrictions. Restrictions are listed for each jail. Some of the restrictions are no smoking in infirmary and in corridors during transport; staff smoking only in designated areas; no smoking in meeting or dining areas; smoking limited to housing areas, dayrooms, and outdoor recreational areas; no smoking in living units; and no smoking in kitchens, holdover area, and transport vehicles. Three jails are currently developing policies (Dade County, Florida; New York City; and Tarrant County, Texas), and three jails do not have smoking restrictions (San Bernardino, California; Fulton County, Georgia; and Harris County, Texas).
Main Term(s): Prison smoking policies
Index Term(s): Jail management
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