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[Florida, New Mexico] Class-action suit sought against makers of American Spirit cigarettes

The complaint seeks damages on behalf of Sproule and others who “smoke American Spirits because they have been deceived by claims, labels and advertising into regarding them as safer than other cigarettes.” Descriptions such as “additive-free,” “natural”
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Oct 4, 2015 10:28

[New Mexico] Ancestral Puebloans chewed tobacco, study finds

Researchers have discovered that ancestral Puebloans chewed small wads of fiber filled with tobacco, according to a recent paper published in the Journal of Field Archaeology. The authors also suggest that the tobacco may have been used for personal plea
Albuquerque Journal
added Sep 6, 2015 18:18

[Iowa, New Mexico] Paying Medicaid Enrollees To Quit Smoking, Lose Weight: Will It Pay Off?

Taking a cue from workplace wellness programs, Iowa and New Mexico are among more than a dozen states offering incentives to Medicaid beneficiaries to get them to make healthier decisions -- and potentially save money for the state-federal health insuran
MedPage Today
added May 5, 2015 09:27

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

[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

[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

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

[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

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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