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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] Where there’s smoke, there’s fire: Santa Fe firm sued

Messages seeking comment sent to Santa Fe Natural Tobacco via the company website did not elicit a response Wednesday. The lawsuit includes plaintiffs from New Mexico, California, Illinois and Minnesota, but contends that application of New Mexico law b
Albuquerque Journal
added Dec 25, 2015 23:54
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[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
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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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[New Mexico] Bill would end growth of tobacco fund

A proposal to temporarily shore up the state's lottery-funded college scholarship program would end the flow of tobacco settlement payments into a 12-year-old state trust fund ... Senators on Tuesday voted 40-0 for a measure that would use 25 percent of
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 10, 2013 12:32
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[New Mexico] Santa Fe County public housing to go smoke-free

The Santa Fe County Housing Authority Board last month adopted a policy prohibiting smoking inside all units and public spaces at its three housing sites: Camino Jacobo, Valle Vista and Santa Cruz.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2012 06:50
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[New Mexico] GOLDMAN: Their View: Global warming deniers same as those who argue tobacco is good for your health

Fact is, Representative Pearce is beginning to look like some North Carolina congressman still insisting that tobacco is harmless to smokers.
Silver City (NM) Sun-News
added Jul 8, 2012 13:14
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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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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] 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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