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Prison Visitors

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Prison Visitors

Prison Visitors

Prison Visitors

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To prevent illegal drugs from reaching inmates, some prisons have started running a hand-held "sniffing" device over visitors. Prison officials say it's stopped some smuggling and is better than more intrusive checks for drugs. But critics say it's snagging many of the wrong people. Joyce Russell of Iowa member station WOI has the story.