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How These Jail Officials Profit From Selling E-Cigarettes to Inmates

Many cash-strapped Kentucky jails prop up their budgets by selling e-cigarettes to inmates, making more than $1.3 million in 2018. Some jailers, or their friends and family, are making money while jails overlook the health concerns of vaping products.

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