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[New Mexico] Santa Fe Plaza smoking bans moves to hearing

The Santa Fe City Council on Wednesday unanimously voted to publish notice of a public hearing to be held May 10 on a proposed amendment that would ban smoking — of cigarettes, cigars, pipes “or any other device that produces smoke” — during the popular m
Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 17, 2017 17:27
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[New Mexico] Councilor wants smokers to butt out of Plaza series

Marlboro Man may no longer be allowed on the Plaza during the Santa Fe Bandstand music series.... Lindell’s proposal, which calls for police to enforce a smoking ban one hour before music begins until the event is over, already has some support from the n
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Apr 11, 2017 15:14
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[New Mexico] Carlsbad fights against secondhand smoking

The state department collaborated with Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, and the cities of Farmington and Roswell to raise awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke through the campaign, "Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge." According to a news release
Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus
added Apr 11, 2017 15:12
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[New Mexico] NM slated to receive $50M from Big Tobacco

New Mexico will receive an additional $14.5 million this year from Big Tobacco after a state District Court judge ruled this week that the cigarette industry had been shortchanging the state in its annual payments under a nearly 20-year-old settlement ag
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Mexico] Judge: Tobacco companies owe NM $14.5M

Attorney General Hector Balderas said Tuesday that the state will get an estimated $14.5 million in additional funding next month, after a judge sided with the AG’s Office in a dispute over whether tobacco companies had previously paid less than they sho
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 20:16
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New Mexico Senate approves cigarette tax hike

A proposal to increase New Mexico’s tax on cigarettes to $3.16 a pack has been approved by the state Senate. Senate Democrats backed the $1.50-a-pack increase Wednesday over Republican objections on a 24-16 vote. The bill now moves to the House.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
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[New Mexico] Senate votes to apply smoking rules to vaping

The state Senate voted 30-10 on Tuesday to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in public places much like other cigarettes, backing a proposal to curb what some public health advocates argue are the dangers of nicotine vapor from products that have gained p
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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[New Mexico] Bill would ban smoking e-cigarettes inside public buildings

Tuesday afternoon the Senate passed a bill that would add e-cigarettes to the state’s clean indoor air act. “So all we’re doing is adding those potentially harmful effects of second hand smoke from vaping and second hand aerosoling, is kind of the techn
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:31
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New Mexico considers tobacco tax hike to fund schools

A proposal to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products in New Mexico is headed to the floor of the Senate for consideration. A Senate panel advanced the tax measure Tuesday while withholding its full endorsement. The bill would increase t
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:27
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[New Mexico] Bill adding e-cigarettes to clean indoor air act in committee process

Senate Bill 318 would modify the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act so that where smokers can’t smoke indoors in public. If it passes, e-cig users wouldn’t be able to vape.
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Mar 4, 2017 15:31
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