Prisons Turn To Vaping To Battle Tobacco Use

Prisons Turn To Vaping To Battle Tobacco Use

Thanks to Chris Stansell and our friends at EightVape.com for this article...

This year has seen the increase in countries willing to jail vapers, as featured in our travel blog (Here ). However, there are some that are doing quite the opposite and encouraging prisoners to try vaping.

Earlier this year, the Isle of Man Prison concluded a six month trial period of allowing access to vaping devices to inmates. The experiment was conducted after restlessness and illicit practices followed an outright smoking ban. Prisoners were reportedly attempting to smoke everything from banana peels and tea bags to cut up nicotine patches, as well as causing numerous power outages while trying to light materials using kettles and other means not made for that purpose. Not having the desire to try and enforce even stricter rules on inmates, the prison decided to try a different approach, allow prisoners to buy and use vaping devices in cells and recreational areas. No one expected what was to come next...

Read the FULL ARTICLE from Chris Stansell on EightVape.com...