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Published October 25, 2012, 02:59 PM

Jailers worry about dental floss as a weapon

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Dental floss may prevent toothaches, but it's given jailers plenty of headaches. When a group of New York prisoners sued last month to demand access to dental floss, officials said they had to consider “security issues.” As it turns out, jail — and jailbreak — history is tightly tangled with the stringy decay fighter.

By: Associated Press , INFORUM

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