Headlines Tagged with New Mexico — 856 headlines found
Taking a cue from workplace wellness programs, Iowa and New Mexico are among more than a dozen states offering incentives to Medicaid beneficiaries to get them to make healthier decisions -- and potentially save money for the state-federal health insuran
May 4, 2015 MedPage Today
added May 5, 2015 09:27
Martinez has signed legislation banning the sales of e-cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers to minors in New Mexico. Sen. John Ryan's bill also requires those containers to be sold in child resistant packaging and prohibits online sales to minors.
Apr 9, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2015 21:21
HB 148, a piece of legislation currently in the state Senate Judiciary Committee, has the potential to reduce the impact of secondhand smoke on minors by fining adults who choose to smoke or use e-cigarettes with children in the car, whether the windows
Mar 16, 2015 Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 16, 2015 10:37
The house voted 34-23 on a new bill introduced by Las Cruces lawmakers. Under the latest version of the bill, a first violation would mean a potential $100 fine.
Feb 28, 2015 KFOXTV (Las Cruces, NM/El Paso, TX)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:22
many Sana Fe teens hide their smoking habits from their parents and others. One teen told Generation Next that he started smoking when he was only 8 years old and has not seriously attempted to quit, except for a short time during his sophomore year in hi
Feb 20, 2015 Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Feb 20, 2015 10:43
(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.
Feb 12, 2015 KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:21
Lighting up in the car with minors on board could soon get you into trouble. That is if Sen. Smith and Rep. Steinborn, two Democrats, have their way. “Putting children in cars with cigarette smoke, cigar smoke, whatever it is, I think it needs to stop,”
Jan 27, 2015 KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Jan 28, 2015 16:49
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.
Dec 2, 2014 Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 4, 2014 06:36
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
Oct 16, 2014 KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Oct 16, 2014 23:48
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
Oct 2, 2014 Albuquerque Journal
added Oct 2, 2014 09:03