Smoking ban in prison

May 14, 2013

  • 310 Prisons
  • 310II Prisoners and Inmates
  • 310II(B) Care, Custody, Confinement, and Control
  • 310k160 k. Tobacco.

310 PrisonsProhibitions on use or possession of tobacco in state’s prisons did not violate equal protection rights of inmate who smoked; ban was rational way of addressing state’s legitimate interest in protecting health of non-smokers forced to be its guests in correctional facilities.
Brashear v. Simms, 138 F.Supp.2d 693 (D. Md. 2001)