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Smoking in prisons: The need for effective and acceptable interventions

Ritter, Catherine; Stover, Heino; Levy, Michael; Etter, Jean-Francois; Elger, Bernice

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Tobacco-smoking prevalence has been decreasing in many high-income countries, but not in prison. We provide a summary of recent data on smoking in prison (United States, Australia, and Europe), and discuss examples of implemented policies for responding to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), their health, humanitarian, and ethical aspects. We gathered data through a systematic literature review, and added the authors ongoing experience in the implementation of smoking policies outside and inside...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67585
Source: Journal of Public Health Policy
DOI: 10.1057/jphp.2010.47

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