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New Mexico gov signs bill to ban e-cigarette sales to minors

Martinez has signed legislation banning the sales of e-cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers to minors in New Mexico. Sen. John Ryan's bill also requires those containers to be sold in child resistant packaging and prohibits online sales to minors.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2015 21:21
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[New Mexico] REES: Smoking ban bill safeguards kids

HB 148, a piece of legislation currently in the state Senate Judiciary Committee, has the potential to reduce the impact of secondhand smoke on minors by fining adults who choose to smoke or use e-cigarettes with children in the car, whether the windows
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 16, 2015 10:37
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[New Mexico] Proposal making it illegal to smoke with kids in car passes

The house voted 34-23 on a new bill introduced by Las Cruces lawmakers. Under the latest version of the bill, a first violation would mean a potential $100 fine.
KFOXTV (Las Cruces, NM/El Paso, TX)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:22
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[New Mexico] Peer pressure ignites smoking habits

many Sana Fe teens hide their smoking habits from their parents and others. One teen told Generation Next that he started smoking when he was only 8 years old and has not seriously attempted to quit, except for a short time during his sophomore year in hi
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Feb 20, 2015 10:43
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VIDEO: New Mexico House panel OKs no smoking in cars with kids bill

(AP) - Legislation that would make it illegal for parents and others to smoke in a motor vehicle when a child is present has cleared its first hurdle. The House Heath Committee voted 6-3 Thursday to advance the measure.
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:21
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[New Mexico] VIDEO: Smoking in your car with kids could lead to fines

Lighting up in the car with minors on board could soon get you into trouble. That is if Sen. Smith and Rep. Steinborn, two Democrats, have their way. “Putting children in cars with cigarette smoke, cigar smoke, whatever it is, I think it needs to stop,”
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Jan 28, 2015 16:49
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ROSS: Reader View: E-cigarette taxes bad for New Mexico

While this is being posited as a “public health” measure, it is in fact a money grab, the effect of which would be antithetical to both public health and New Mexico’s budgetary needs.
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 4, 2014 06:36
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New Mexico might look to ban smoking on restaurant and bar patios too

The New Mexico Health Department recently conducted a survey with almost 3,000 people asking them if they would support restaurants that choose to ban smoking on their patios. The department reports that 75 percent of those surveyed said they would supp
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Oct 16, 2014 23:48
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[New Mexico] County’s public housing units are going smoke-free

Bernalillo County and the American Lung Association are proud to partner on promoting smoke-free public housing in Bernalillo County. The Bernalillo County Housing Department manages 75 public housing units at two locations in the South Valley, includin
Albuquerque Journal
added Oct 2, 2014 09:03
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[Arizona, New Mexico] Casinos Worry As More Navajo Communities Go Smoke-Free

Dozens of Navajo Nation communities passed local clean air resolutions this year. The measures ban tobacco use in government buildings and workplaces. The Oso Vista Ranch Project, a youth development organization in northwestern New Mexico, is working to
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:29
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