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15 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

Gendered perspective on Ohio's challenges with opioids and prison growth

As reported in this recent Toledo Blade editorial , headlined "Women in prison:A big increase in female inmates should prompt changes in how Ohio's courts deal with addiction," Ohio has struggled of late with an increase in its prison population.

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Related Topix: Ohio, State Prisons, Prison, Lucas County, OH

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Inmates seek food outside cafeteria

Junk food and cell-made meals cobbled together with commissary items appear to be the preferred bill of fare for some Ohio inmates with distaste for the prison-provided food.

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Related Topix: Ohio, State Prisons, Noble Correctional Institution, Prison, Southeastern Correctional Institution

Fri Aug 08, 2014

ThinkProgress

1,000 Michigan Inmates Dump Their Lunches Over Maggot Infestation

Since Michigan turned over food services at its prisons to a private contractor in December, the state has seen a spate of maggot infestations in and around prison food, outbreaks of food poisoning , and meal shortages .

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, State Prisons, Prison, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Leader: Ohio prisons, vendor share responsibility

Ohio's prisons director says his department and the private vendor that feeds inmates share responsibility for conditions that led to maggots at the women's prison in Marysville.

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Related Topix: Ohio, State Prisons, Prison

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Whiznews.com

Inmates Dump Trays in Protest of Maggots in Serving Area

After yet another discovery of maggots in the serving area at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville, the anger among inmates continues to rise.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

The Columbus Dispatch

Prison director takes responsibility for some maggot problems

Union leaders and legislative aides were watching workers power wash the kitchen of the Ohio Reformatory for Women this afternoon when maggots came floating out from beneath steel floor plates.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Marysville, OH, Union County, OH

WTVC

Ohio inmates dump lunches after maggot discovery

Officials say about 1,000 inmates at a central Ohio women's prison dumped their lunches in the trash after another discovery of maggots in the serving area.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Inmates protest maggots by throwing away lunches

Protesting another discovery of maggots, about 1,000 inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville dumped their lunches in the trash this afternoon.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Trumbull Correctional Institution, Leavittsburg, OH

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