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[New Mexico] Carlsbad fights against secondhand smoking

The state department collaborated with Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, and the cities of Farmington and Roswell to raise awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke through the campaign, "Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge." According to a news release
Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus
added Apr 11, 2017 15:12
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[New Mexico] NM slated to receive $50M from Big Tobacco

New Mexico will receive an additional $14.5 million this year from Big Tobacco after a state District Court judge ruled this week that the cigarette industry had been shortchanging the state in its annual payments under a nearly 20-year-old settlement ag
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Mexico] Judge: Tobacco companies owe NM $14.5M

Attorney General Hector Balderas said Tuesday that the state will get an estimated $14.5 million in additional funding next month, after a judge sided with the AG’s Office in a dispute over whether tobacco companies had previously paid less than they sho
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 20:16
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New Mexico Senate approves cigarette tax hike

A proposal to increase New Mexico’s tax on cigarettes to $3.16 a pack has been approved by the state Senate. Senate Democrats backed the $1.50-a-pack increase Wednesday over Republican objections on a 24-16 vote. The bill now moves to the House.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
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[New Mexico] Senate votes to apply smoking rules to vaping

The state Senate voted 30-10 on Tuesday to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in public places much like other cigarettes, backing a proposal to curb what some public health advocates argue are the dangers of nicotine vapor from products that have gained p
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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[New Mexico] Bill would ban smoking e-cigarettes inside public buildings

Tuesday afternoon the Senate passed a bill that would add e-cigarettes to the state’s clean indoor air act. “So all we’re doing is adding those potentially harmful effects of second hand smoke from vaping and second hand aerosoling, is kind of the techn
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:31
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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] 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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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.
HalfWheel
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24
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[New Mexico] Feds sue Sandia Tobacco for $4.7M

The filing claims the cigarette, cigar and roll-your-own tobacco company has failed to comply with the payment terms of mulitiple promissory notes...the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004. To ease the industry’s transition to a free market, th
Albuquerque Journal
added Oct 25, 2016 13:29
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