Can You Smoke in Prison?

Everything you need to know about smoking in prison

Since April 30th 2018 tobacco products have been prohibited in all UK prisons.

Are E-cigarettes allowed in prison?

Prisons are able to order e-cigarettes, and juices, from the prison canteen. Smoking ceacastion programmes are also available to prisoners.

Why was tobacco banned?

  • To reduce the number of smoking related illnesses and deaths within the prison estate.
  • Improve the health if prison staff
  • Improve fire safety