The non-smoker's breath doesn't smell of tar, and there's no green phlegm being pushed out by a smoker's cough.In Burn magazine's interviews several celebrities revealed they prefer kissing non-smokers.Or maybe you need to see a terminal map to see where your airline's gate is.i Fly helps passengers book their flights, arrive at the right time, park in the right place, get through security, and board their plane without delays, by being armed with the right information to make air travel less stressful. Not prison itself, but the idea of being forced to give up smoking.'Some of my mates have simply given up crime, whether it be stealing cars, shoplifting to order or burglary, as a direct result of the smoking ban.'A spokeswoman for the prison said that the huge drop in recorded crime could not be 'wholly attributed' to the non-smoking prison, but said the non-smoking status of the prison was now a well known fact on the island.She said: 'The No-Smoking Premises Regulations 2007 are well known throughout the Island.'All smoking prisoners are offered every assistance through our professionally qualified medical team and prescribed nicotine replacement therapy in accordance with clinical guidance.'Home Affairs Minister Martyn Quayle, said at the opening of the prison: 'It's been a very difficult issue to reflect the fact that we are not going to please everybody.'Certainly the prison officers have a right to enjoy a no-smoking environment as much as their counterparts in the civil service working outside the prison.'The Department considered a total ban was the right policy to adopt.'Chief Inspector Simon Lowe, of the Isle of Man Constabulary, said today: 'Anything that helps reduce crime is welcomed by the police.'A Facebook group has even been set up to fight for the right to smoke in the prison and already has 218 members.You can meet other singles from home, the local coffee shop, or anywhere with an internet connection.
'It has become a standing joke that when we nick someone we remind them that if they get sent down they'll have to come off the cigarettes - their faces are a picture.'In the last 12 months, the number of burglaries has plunged by more than 35 per cent, there has been a 25 per cent drop in the number of assaults, and the number of people caught stealing cars has fallen by seven per cent.Inmates and guards are not allowed to smoke either in or outside the buildings.With just under 100 prisoners, there is plenty of room for more, with at least 40 cells empty.The prospect of being forced to give up smoking is apparently far more frightening.
The £42million jail, which opened last year, is Europe's only non-smoking prison.
The group called 'Allow smokers to smoke in the Isle of Man prison' states: 'This group is really more of a petition against the banning of prisoners smoking in the new prison on the Isle of Man.'Smoking being banned in the entire prison is an absolute joke and an infringement against human rights by do-gooders.'At least let the people who are in (prison) smoke outside.