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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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[New Mexico] Dona Ana County Legislators Express Serious Reservation About Gary Carruthers for NMSU President (PDF)

“As elected officials, we must express serious reservations regarding the consideration of Garrey Carruthers as the next President of New Mexico State University. We are very troubled by recent information that for five years Mr. Carruthers was the Chair
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added May 4, 2013 11:57

[New Mexico] State reps rap Carruthers over tobacco, climate change views

Four Las Cruces state representatives have "serious reservations" about New Mexico State University presidential candidate Garrey Carruthers due to his work for a tobacco-backed group and his climate change views. The four representatives -- Rep. Phillip
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added May 4, 2013 11:52

[New Mexico] Carruthers led effort backed by tobacco firm

Carruthers, Republican governor of New Mexico from 1987 to 1990 and currently one of five finalists for the presidency of New Mexico State University ... Carruthers, 73, downplayed his role as the public head of TASSC and distanced himself from Philip Mo
Albuquerque Journal
added May 3, 2013 01:41

[New Mexico] Gov. criticized for veto of tobacco-fund infusion

Gov. Susana Martinez’s decision to strike down a proposed cash infusion into New Mexico’s tobacco settlement fund has left some anti-cancer advocates steamed. During this year’s legislative session, lawmakers voted to use the tobacco fund as a money sour
Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 10, 2013 14:38
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