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State senator proposes $1 a pack hike in New Mexico cigarette tax

Kim Rutley traveled from Albuquerque to the state Capitol on Wednesday with a heavy heart and a well of tears. Her sister Jill, 61, died Jan. 2 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after smoking for 40 years. Rutley broke down and cried as she spoke
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Jan 17, 2016 16:29

[New Mexico] BLAIR: Vaping Claimed First Victim One Year Ago

But, Representative Thomson didn’t die; voters kicked her out of office for her baseless assault on vapor products and the consumers and voters who use them. E-cigarettes are banned from checked bags because they contain lithium ion batteries, which hav
Americans for Tax Reform
added Nov 7, 2015 20:39

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] Lawmakers, governor concerned about e-cigarettes

One proposal that will be discussed, and possibly endorsed, this week by an interim legislative panel would ban the sale of so-called “e-cigarettes” to New Mexicans under the age of 18. “We don’t know everything about them, but we know we don’t want the
Albuquerque Journal
added Nov 20, 2013 06:09

[New Mexico] Carruthers is new president of NMSU

On Monday, Cheney said he had not talked to Carruthers about his involvement in TASSC and still hoped to speak to several of the legislators about their concerns about Carruthers’ work on behalf of Philip Morris. “But I’m confident in Garrey’s ability to
Albuquerque Journal
added May 9, 2013 06:06

[New Mexico] E-cigarette blamed for Romero fire in Rio Grande bosque

a fire that burned more than 350 acres of the wooded area along the Rio Grande was most likely sparked by an electronic cigarette. Village Administrator John Avila says an employee apparently dropped the device while patrolling on June 20.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2012 04:22

New Mexico Could See Cigar Tax Tripled

Sen. Howie Morales, D-Silver City, is once again pursuing an increase to the state’s taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products such as cigars, though this year he’s seeking a bigger increase than he did last year.
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24

[New Mexico, Wisconsin] Rapids teen takes national anti-tobacco stage

Adileen Sii, a junior at Lincoln High School and a state board member of Wisconsin’s FACT, a youth tobacco prevention movement, will speak at a national tobacco prevention summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this month.
Wisconsin Rapids (WI) Daily Tribune
added Apr 6, 2016 22:14

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

[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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