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[New Mexico] Should e-cigarettes be taxed? Legislator thinks so

New Mexico bans the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and requires child-resistant packaging, but the more difficult question of how e-cigarettes should be taxed lingers before the Legislature.
Albuquerque Journal
added Nov 7, 2015 20:37

[New Mexico] NMSU Students Weigh In On Current Smoking Policy

New Mexico State University has a smoking policy stating that you may not smoke within 25 feet from a building or within 50 feet of any area where a significant fire hazard may exist. However, for NMSU student Rachael Valentine, 25 feet is not enough bec
KRWG-TV/FM / MSC TV 22 (Las Cruces, NM)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:37

[Florida, New Mexico] Class-action suit sought against makers of American Spirit cigarettes

The complaint seeks damages on behalf of Sproule and others who “smoke American Spirits because they have been deceived by claims, labels and advertising into regarding them as safer than other cigarettes.” Descriptions such as “additive-free,” “natural”
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Oct 4, 2015 10:28

[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

[Iowa, New Mexico] Paying Medicaid Enrollees To Quit Smoking, Lose Weight: Will It Pay Off?

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
MedPage Today
added May 5, 2015 09:27

New Mexico gov signs bill to ban e-cigarette sales to minors

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2015 21:21

[New Mexico] REES: Smoking ban bill safeguards kids

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
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 16, 2015 10:37

[New Mexico] Proposal making it illegal to smoke with kids in car passes

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.
KFOXTV (Las Cruces, NM/El Paso, TX)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:22
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[New Mexico] Peer pressure ignites smoking habits

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
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Feb 20, 2015 10:43

VIDEO: New Mexico House panel OKs no smoking in cars with kids bill

(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.
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:21
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