Florida’s new prison chief says state prisons will go tobacco free. Alachua County Jail spokesman Eugene Morris agrees with this plan and says it will save taxpayers money in the long run. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jennifer Eckhart reports, jails in Alachua County have been practicing this policy for years.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WrapPrisonBanSmoking.mp3]
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