An article from the Times-Colonist reporting a change to maximum security requirements for first and second degree murderers is reprinted along with a response to the article, and other subjects include the diary of a junkie, restorative justice versus prison, recap of a presentation by Dr. Marshall Rosenburg on non-violent communication, the introduction of anti-smoking rules at William Head, Hepatitis C (HCV) virus, and a discussion arising from a CSC report on prisoner wages.

KEYWORDS:  addiction, restorative justice, sentencing, HCV, Hepatitis C, prisoner wages

CODED BY:  Kevin Birch