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Herald Sun
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on runA Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs a
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on run
Herald Sun / Posted 39 minutes ago
A Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs and wearing only track pants following a hospital visit. Aaron Richard Thompson, 27, was under guard and returning to custody after being taken to the Launceston General... Read more
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News.com.au
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on runA Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs a
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on run
News.com.au / Posted 51 minutes ago
A Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs and wearing only track pants following a hospital visit. Aaron Richard Thompson, 27, was under guard and returning to custody after being taken to the Launceston General... Read more
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Perth Now
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on runA Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs a
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on run
Perth Now / Posted an hour ago
A Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs and wearing only track pants following a hospital visit. Aaron Richard Thompson, 27, was under guard and returning to custody after being taken to the Launceston General... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on runA Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs a
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on run
Adelaide Now / Posted an hour ago
A Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs and wearing only track pants following a hospital visit. Aaron Richard Thompson, 27, was under guard and returning to custody after being taken to the Launceston General... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on runA Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs a
Shirtless, shoeless Tas man on run
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
A Tasmanian man has broken free from prison officers while still in handcuffs and wearing only track pants following a hospital visit. Aaron Richard Thompson, 27, was under guard and returning to custody after being taken to the Launceston General... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Three Irish prison officers wait on tests after bite attack by 'HIV-Positive' rapist Rapist previously told a woman he was HIV Positive and had hepatitis C after
Three Irish prison officers wait on tests after bite attack by 'HIV-Positive' rapist
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
Rapist previously told a woman he was HIV Positive and had hepatitis C after a horrific sex attack in Cork [File photo] Three prison officers face a nervous wait... Read more
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U TV
Murder accused 'worked with Adrian Ismay as volunteer'a good working relationship with one another." Opposing bail, he argued there
Murder accused 'worked with Adrian Ismay as volunteer'
U TV / Posted 9 hours ago
a good working relationship with one another." Opposing bail, he argued there is a risk of further bomb attacks against prison officers, members of the PSNI and "anyone seen as a target for dissident republican activity". Mr Justice Colton also... Read more
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examiner.com
Solitary confinement reform legislation at both the state and federal levels can counteract the demonstrated tendency
Solitary confinement reform legislation
examiner.com / Posted 9 hours ago
at both the state and federal levels can counteract the demonstrated tendency for prison officers to over utilize solitary confinement as an intervention of first resort, and with devastating... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Ismay bomb accused worked with prison officer on St John's Ambulance duties, court hearsa good working relationship with one another." Opposing bail, he argued there
Adrian Ismay bomb accused worked with prison officer on St John's Ambulance duties, court hears
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
a good working relationship with one another." Opposing bail, he argued there is a risk of further bomb attacks against prison officers, members of the PSNI and "anyone seen as a target for dissident republican activity". Mr Justice Colton also... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Convicted rapist bites three prison officers in rage incident | Irish Examiner Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 12:04 pm Three prison officers
Convicted rapist bites three prison officers in rage incident
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 12:04 pm Three prison officers are awaiting the results of HIV tests after being... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Verdict on HMP Nottingham inmate death due later this weekWay, Sinfin, was subject to what was described as a "four man unlock" meaning h
Verdict on HMP Nottingham inmate death due later this week
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Way, Sinfin, was subject to what was described as a "four man unlock" meaning his cell could only be entered if four prison officers were present – meaning on occasion medical staff couldn't get in to assess him. The jury were dismissed... Read more
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express
Sick gangster who paralysed girl, five, claims he is being ‘BULLIED’ by prison officers A TWISTED gangster serving life for shooting and paralysing a young girl has
Sick gangster who paralysed girl, five, claims he is being ‘BULLIED’ by prison officers
express / Posted yesterday
A TWISTED gangster serving life for shooting and paralysing a young girl has claimed he is being “bullied” by prison guards - because they won’t let him visit... Read more
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examiner.com
Pagan prisoners now able to get tools of faith in UKare respected by the Prison Service.’ The move is not without it's critics or
Pagan prisoners now able to get tools of faith in UK
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
are respected by the Prison Service.’ The move is not without it's critics or without controversy. A spokesman for the Prison Officers Association, Glyn Travis, has gone on record to say: It’s going to be very difficult for staff to administer... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Lab-made cannabis infiltrating jails leading to deranged inmates attacking staffsynthetic form of the drug is much more powerful, and, being odourless, hard fo
Lab-made cannabis infiltrating jails leading to deranged inmates attacking staff
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
synthetic form of the drug is much more powerful, and, being odourless, hard for prison staff to detect. The leader of the Prison Officers Association says that some inmates are a danger to themselves Steve Gillan, leader of the Prison Officers... Read more
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Daily Mirror
A shocking look inside 'Britain's most dangerous prison'many of his colleagues who say enough is enough. Belfast live is revealing the
A shocking look inside 'Britain's most dangerous prison'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
many of his colleagues who say enough is enough. Belfast live is revealing the dangers faced by overworked and demoralised prison officers guarding 900 prisoners inside Northern Ireland’s only high security jail. Just five months ago Maghaberry... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sitting ducks - terror attack fears as PSNI officers guns withdrawnafter the attack, ACC Martin warned of a heightened threat from dissidents. "T
Sitting ducks - terror attack fears as PSNI officers guns withdrawn
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
after the attack, ACC Martin warned of a heightened threat from dissidents. "There is a severe threat, an attack is highly likely," he said. "We believe that the primary focus of those attacks are police officers, prison officers and s... Read more
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International Business Times
Synthetic cannabis leaves negative impact on inmates in UK jails, chief inspector warns and 'Black Mamba' have been blamed for causing serious illness, death, self har
Synthetic cannabis leaves negative impact on inmates in UK jails, chief inspector warns
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
and 'Black Mamba' have been blamed for causing serious illness, death, self harm and violence among prisoners. Some of the prison officers have also taken ill after inhaling fumes of the drug. The Prison Officers' Association (POA) has warned that... Read more
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thebee
Synthetic Cannabis 'Devastating' Prisonsfrom a cocktail of chemicals and can be dozens of times stronger. Jails are "a
Synthetic Cannabis 'Devastating' Prisons
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
from a cocktail of chemicals and can be dozens of times stronger. Jails are "awash" with the substance, according to the Prison Officers Association (POA), with reports of stashes of the drug being dropped by drone or thrown over walls, and... Read more
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Daily Star
'Like ordering a pizza' Drones delivering legal highs to lags behind barsto HMP Swaleside in Kent last month. "This is almost a door-to-door service fo
'Like ordering a pizza' Drones delivering legal highs to lags behind bars
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
to HMP Swaleside in Kent last month. "This is almost a door-to-door service for prisoners," said Glyn Travis, of the Prison Officers Association. "It's like ordering a pizza." CATERSNOTORIOUS: HMP Birmingham has housed serial killer Fred... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Government aims to clampdown on illicit use of mobile phones in prison after Sonya Knight caseMcRae. She has told police that the phone McRae used to contact her was illici
Government aims to clampdown on illicit use of mobile phones in prison after Sonya Knight case
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
McRae. She has told police that the phone McRae used to contact her was illicitly taken into the category B prison by two prison officers. The prison service plans to challenge network operators to do more, including to develop new solutions to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Police guns withdrawn - Call-in of personal weapons over training lapses ‘puts Northern Ireland officers at risk from dissidents’after the attack, ACC Martin warned of a heightened threat from dissidents. "T
Police guns withdrawn - Call-in of personal weapons over training lapses ‘puts Northern Ireland officers at risk from dissidents’
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
after the attack, ACC Martin warned of a heightened threat from dissidents. "There is a severe threat, an attack is highly likely," he said. "We believe that the primary focus of those attacks are police officers, prison officers and s... Read more
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express
British prisoners hooked on DEADLY legal high smuggled in with DRONESlegal high is also having a detrimental effect on staff who are falling ill or
British prisoners hooked on DEADLY legal high smuggled in with DRONES
express / Posted 2 days ago
legal high is also having a detrimental effect on staff who are falling ill or being attack by high inmates, the Prison Officers’ Association has claimed.Related articles Prisoner gets high on fake cannabis then collapses – and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Bury Times
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Gazette
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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guardian-series
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Harrow Times
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Gazette News
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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This is West Country
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Bolton News
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisonsprison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
prison staff have reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails « Shropshire Starsome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jailssome prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and ot
Prisons chief warns of destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis on jails
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
some prison staff reported falling ill after entering contaminated areas and others have been attacked by high inmates, the Prison Officers' Association (POA) said. The man-made narcotic is hard to detect and there are reports of packages being... Read more
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