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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-14-08 12:03 AM
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24. California banned smoking in prisons in 2005
AFAIK the world didn't end.
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  -No smoking! Convicts go cold turkey orleans  Jan-13-08 10:32 PM   #0 
  - Oh, this is going to turn out well ...  NanceGreggs   Jan-13-08 10:35 PM   #1 
  - ...yeah...  adsosletter   Jan-13-08 10:37 PM   #3 
  - It seems to be working OK here in NM  Warpy   Jan-13-08 10:41 PM   #6 
  - Take a bunch of on edge violent people and put them even more on edge.  MrSlayer   Jan-13-08 10:36 PM   #2 
  - They are catered to too much as it is.............  Darth_Kitten   Jan-14-08 08:16 AM   #46 
  - boo hoo  wuushew   Jan-13-08 10:40 PM   #4 
  - You are obviously not a smoker.  SeattleGirl   Jan-13-08 10:45 PM   #8 
     - Everyone is born into the world not addicted to nicotine  wuushew   Jan-13-08 11:08 PM   #11 
     - You can level criticism, but I wish you would temper it with a bit  SeattleGirl   Jan-13-08 11:30 PM   #14 
     - Brava! You are right, IMO. Nicotine is powerful and not well understood  DLnyc   Jan-14-08 12:20 AM   #25 
     - ...  Blue State Native   Jan-14-08 07:20 AM   #35 
     - I wouldn't want my tax dollars to go..........  Darth_Kitten   Jan-14-08 08:24 AM   #48 
     - I have no memory of not being addicted to nicotine n/t  kgfnally   Jan-13-08 11:50 PM   #19 
     - Voluntarily?  conscious evolution   Jan-14-08 07:02 AM   #30 
     - "Voluntarily addicted" is an oxymoron and "boo hoo"  sfexpat2000   Jan-14-08 07:13 AM   #31 
     - Little people that wear a cap size 3 talk about walking moccasin  0007   Jan-14-08 08:39 AM   #49 
     - You obviously have never been locked in a gas chamber  Toots   Jan-14-08 07:46 AM   #42 
  - They are also the medium of exchange  angrycarpenter   Jan-13-08 10:40 PM   #5 
  - How is a prison public?  TransitJohn   Jan-13-08 10:43 PM   #7 
  - How many of them are corporate prisons?  kgfnally   Jan-13-08 11:55 PM   #21 
  - We've Been Smoke Free In Jersey For Years. It Totally Sucked When I Was In There.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-13-08 10:46 PM   #9 
  - Geez, I could almost see how some might get violent...  cynatnite   Jan-14-08 01:00 AM   #27 
  - Just FYI  Le Taz Hot   Jan-14-08 07:25 AM   #39 
  - The thought of that, might scare some people and keep them from committing a crime  SoCalDem   Jan-13-08 11:00 PM   #10 
  - That's exactly what I thought. I can never break the law now in IL.  sfexpat2000   Jan-14-08 07:17 AM   #33 
  - If we can't smoke in public places...  Dorian Gray   Jan-13-08 11:25 PM   #12 
  - Since prisoner health care is taxpayer funded, smoking should be forbidden.  LeftyMom   Jan-13-08 11:28 PM   #13 
  - But shouldn't they be provided an alternative?  SeattleGirl   Jan-13-08 11:35 PM   #15 
  - If they can keep them from abusing it, but wouldn't the chemical dependency pass in a week or two?  LeftyMom   Jan-13-08 11:38 PM   #16 
     - Well, the addiction affects everyone differently.  SeattleGirl   Jan-13-08 11:44 PM   #17 
     - But How Will the Big Tough Prisoners Manage?  AndyTiedye   Jan-13-08 11:53 PM   #20 
     - As someone else mentioned upthread,  kgfnally   Jan-13-08 11:58 PM   #22 
     - Physical withdrawal lasts two to five days  LostinVA   Jan-14-08 07:24 AM   #38 
  - Isn't it cheaper to die of a heart attack at 64  MonkeyFunk   Jan-13-08 11:47 PM   #18 
  - The Injuries from the Resulting Prison Riots Would Also Drive Up Health Care Costs  AndyTiedye   Jan-13-08 11:58 PM   #23 
  - California banned smoking in prisons in 2005  LeftyMom   Jan-14-08 12:03 AM   #24 
     - 2005 Seems to Have Been a Really Violent Year in California Prisons  AndyTiedye   Jan-14-08 12:52 AM   #26 
  - What prisoner health care?  flashl   Jan-14-08 07:48 AM   #44 
  - No smoking in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails, if I'm not mistaken...  mvccd1000   Jan-14-08 02:52 AM   #28 
  - Let them smoke marijuana, it'll ease up on the irritability.  Philosoraptor   Jan-14-08 04:24 AM   #29 
  - oh god! that comment got me to smile! good one. and true. n/t  orleans   Jan-14-08 06:52 PM   #50 
  - That was stupid, beyond stupid really.  ThePowerofWill   Jan-14-08 07:14 AM   #32 
  - Lets have a pool of when smoking will be completely banned.  Snarkturian Clone   Jan-14-08 07:19 AM   #34 
  - Prison is supposed to be an unpleasant place  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-14-08 07:21 AM   #36 
  - Unpleasent or inhumane? Addiction is a disease.  G_j   Jan-14-08 07:35 AM   #41 
     - Not having cigarettes should cure them  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-14-08 07:51 AM   #45 
  - Too bad  LostinVA   Jan-14-08 07:23 AM   #37 
  - Eh, it won't kill 'em.  Balbus   Jan-14-08 07:25 AM   #40 
  - I sure feel sorry for the people working at the prison. Dealing with those inmates  raccoon   Jan-14-08 07:47 AM   #43 
  - It's like finding out you're pregnant  julialnyc   Jan-14-08 08:20 AM   #47 
  - Upon careful consideration...  Greyskye   Jan-14-08 07:00 PM   #51 
 

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