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Latest plan to support prisoner health and welfare avoids the tricky issue of the high smoking rate behind bars

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By Peter Brewer
September 6 2020 - 2:00pm
A recent survey found that two thirds of Canberra's prison population are smokers. Picture: Shutterstock

As the ACT government this week rolled out its comprehensive outlook for improving the health and welfare of its prisoners, one persistent problem within the Canberra prison system was curiously unaddressed in the document: smoking.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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