Times Colonist

Smoking ban angers prisoners


PETERBOROU­GH, Ont. — Two prisons — Springhill Institutio­n in Halifax and Warkworth Institutio­n near Peterborou­gh — were under lockdowns yesterday as inmates protested against a federal smoking ban. Maximum-level institutio­ns imposed the ban on May 5, followed by mid-level institutio­ns on May 20 and minimum-security institutio­ns yesterday.

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