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Interview with nelson and Amy

JM: Did you always have access to necessary medications?
nelson: no. I wasnt taking any at the time.
Amy: I don't take meds but the ones who did had to stand in line to get theres and that was 3 times a day. Once before breakfast, once mid day and once right before we got free time at 8 pm.

JM: How did you get your medications?
nelson: see above.
Amy: The nurse would come in with her cart and have the meds all pre packaged in small envelopes and the ladies would get a glass of water and stand in line for their turn. The nurse and a deputy watches to make sure you swallow it. If you refuse the meds for whatever reason you can lose that evenings free time.

JM: What types of punishments were incurred for abuse of drugs? Did you ever witness this?
nelson: not sure.
Amy: I did witness woman abusing drugs in jail but they were never caught. More common was that if someone was suspected of bringing drugs in we would be woken up between midnight and 2 am for cell searches. and sometimes they would just lock us all down losing our free time.

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