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Interview with Eric, Dominic and Carlos

JM: Did you always have access to necessary medications?
Eric: I did not know you could get medication while in jail. This is new for me.
Dominic: i had access to medications which i was on daily. a nurse would deliver the medications and preset times each day.
Carlos: I didn't need medications except for one time when I had a cold. I put in my request for the nurse but by the time they got to me my cold had gone away. It takes at least a couple of weeks to be seen by a nurse unless if its an emergency.

JM: How did you get your medications?
Eric: I did not got any medications. Just to tell you, when i got beat up in the beginning i lost, No I only have 9 tooth left in my mouth. Yes an my mouths a mess. So just imagine how i feel about the american system.
Dominic: i received my medications twice a day because of my required dosage. they made sure that you would receive your given medication daily.
Carlos: There is a nurse that comes by twice a day with a cart full of medication. You have stand in line, when you get to the nurse they ask your name and they look you up in their log book of people that are suppose to be taking medication.

JM: What types of punishments were incurred for abuse of drugs? Did you ever witness this?
Eric: Never done any kind of drugs in my life somis there was punishment for that so be it. Not my thing. I do not drink. I do not smoke. I respect the law. And because of that i got screw.
Dominic: I dont know what punishments were involved with drug abuse because i never witnessed it. they monitored drug dispensing very hard and inmates were not allowed to hold medication.
Carlos: The only drugs that I witness people use was marijuana and some sorts of pills like xanax. People would also get some psych meds. Not sure about pills but if you get caught with marijuana they send you to solitary confinement, not sure how long, and possibly adding additional charges.

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