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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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[New Mexico] VIDEO: Albuquerque researchers studying e-cigarettes

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute are hoping to crack the code....nicotine is just a small component of e-cigarettes. While it’s early into the studies, they’ve already found multiple chemicals that carry and spray the nicotine through the device.
KOAT-TV Ch. 7 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:54
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[New Mexico] Players split on smokeless tobacco usage

Nonetheless, minor league players and coaches continue to “dip” just like their major league counterparts. They’re also split on the concept of a ban. Several Albuquerque Isotopes weighed in prior to Thursday’s home game against Sacramento, which the Ri
Albuquerque Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 16:08
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[New Mexico] Editorial: Step away from park smoking ban

in the tone of why-don't-we-all-just-get-along, parents could gently ask a smoker hanging out at swing sets or playgrounds to please move away from the kids while pursuing his or her addiction. So, Councilor Trujillo, while we sympathize with your effort
Albuquerque Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 16:01
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[New Mexico] Star Casino closes off non-smoking area

Santa Ana Star Casino has taken new steps to prevent smoke from bothering some patrons by installing floor-to-ceiling glass panels around its non-smoking gaming area. The area covers an 11,000-square-foot space containing 250 slot machines, which the cas
New Mexico Business Weekly
added Jul 1, 2014 12:25
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[New Mexico] MARTINEZ: Smoke-free slots: Palace West is an alternative spot for those who don’t smoke

A trip to Isleta Resort & Casino’s sister location, Palace West, was literally a breath of fresh air. The nonsmoking facility was an inviting alternative. I’m a nonsmoker and I realize that smoking and casinos usually go hand-in-hand. Some area casinos h
Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 21, 2014 10:33
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[New Mexico] Bill would end tax breaks for cigarette sellers

Although New Mexico has significantly increased its tax on cigarettes twice in the past decade, the state continues to give tobacco distributors a tax break that was passed into law in the early 1940s — long before cigarette smoking became a widely recog
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 23, 2013 00:00
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New Mexico State University aims to ban tobacco

New Mexico State University could have a new smoking and tobacco use policy by next summer. The effort to develop a policy for one of the state's largest universities stems from a memorial bill passed during the last legislative session. It asked that th
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 3, 2013 11:45
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