The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Mission Medium – May 30 1983 - May 30 1983

Release description:

This issue includes an article on marijuana and its medicinal use for curing symptoms of various diseases.  Another article on overpopulation in prisons and the relationship to in prison crime and riots is discussed.  There is a brief article on corporal punishment and Canada’s penal system. The illegal issue of ‘Gating’ is identified in two articles. Another covers the award that Mission Medium prison gained for meeting and exceeding all mandatory standards set by the Commission.

KEYWORDS: Hatfield House, Gating.

Coded by: Samantha Mitchell