RAMEN NOODLES: College nutrition being enjoyed by inmates.

The popular image of prison currency is the cigarette: a small, easily transferable moment of relief for those behind bars. Postage stamps, envelopes and pre-paid cash cards have also been crucial units of exchange in recent history. But a new study suggests that cost-cutting measures in US prisons have led to decreasing amounts of food…

via Ramen noodles are becoming a crucial currency in prison because inmates get so little food — Quartz

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