The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Pendulum – March 1988 - March 1988

Release description:

This issue appears to be the original copy sent for approval and reveals what would have been censored in the final publication.  There is a focus on drugs in this issue: the effectiveness of drug testing, drug wars, the establishment of RCMP drug teams within prisons, and the opening of the Brant Alcove Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program.  The controversy regarding prison transfers is discussed as is the advocacy work of Claire Culhane. 

KEYWORDS: St. Leonard’s Society of Brant, drugs, Washington, D.C.,  drug testing, Claire Culhane

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle