August 23, 2016 | |
Long gone are the days when cigarettes were the most popular form of black market currency in prison. Though they are still popular, due to budget cuts within the prison system they’re taking a backseat to ramen noodles. That’s what was discovered by a recent study involving 60 inmates and staff members at an unnamed facility.
The inmates told Michael Gibson-Light, a doctoral candidate from the University of Arizona and lead contributor to the study, that over the years their prison has been cutting back on the quality and quantity of the food in the cafeteria. Where once they used to receive three hot meals a day, now there are no lunches on the weekend and all portions have shrunk.
“Prisoners are so unhappy with the quality and quantity…
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