Headlines Tagged with New Mexico — 857 headlines found
From 1993 to 1998, Carruthers was the chairman of The Advancement of Sound Science Coalition (TASSC), a tobacco industry-funded lobby group that claims that the health risks of smoking and the threat of global warming are "junk science."
May 5, 2013 Think Progress (blog)
added May 6, 2013 05:15
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
May 3, 2013 Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added May 4, 2013 11:52
[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
May 2, 2013 Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added May 4, 2013 11:57
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
May 2, 2013 Albuquerque Journal
added May 3, 2013 01:41
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
Apr 9, 2013 Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 10, 2013 14:38
State Land Commissioner Ray Powell is prohibiting smoking, open fires and fireworks on state trust land because of the risk of wildfires.
Mar 26, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2013 13:45
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
Mar 9, 2013 Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 10, 2013 12:32
New Mexico spends only a fraction of the money it collects from tobacco-related taxes and court settlements on programs aimed at controlling and preventing tobacco use, the American Lung Association said in a report issued Wednesday.
Jan 17, 2013 Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Jan 19, 2013 22:14
Federal and local law enforcement officers raided several smoke shops Wednesday in Las Cruces, as well as one business in Sunland Park, as part of a nationwide investigation into the alleged production and distribution of synthetic drugs.
Jul 26, 2012 Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added Jul 27, 2012 12:06
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.
Jul 17, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2012 06:50