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[New Mexico] Bill would end tax breaks for cigarette sellers

Although New Mexico has significantly increased its tax on cigarettes twice in the past decade, the state continues to give tobacco distributors a tax break that was passed into law in the early 1940s — long before cigarette smoking became a widely recog
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 23, 2013 00:00

New Mexico State University aims to ban tobacco

New Mexico State University could have a new smoking and tobacco use policy by next summer. The effort to develop a policy for one of the state's largest universities stems from a memorial bill passed during the last legislative session. It asked that th
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 3, 2013 11:45

[New Mexico] NMSU 'Striving to Be Tobacco-Free'

If the initiative succeeds passage by the NMSU Board of Regents, the campus will become "totally tobacco free," said Susan Wilson, associate professor at NMSU's Department of Public Health Sciences. Wilson is spearheading the effort in transitioning all
Deming (NM) Headlight
added Nov 29, 2013 20:03
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[New Mexico] NMSU May Go Tobacco-Free By Next July

By next July, New Mexico State University may have a new smoking and tobacco use policy. This effort is in accordance with this year's Senate Memorial 63 from the New Mexico State Legislature requesting the governing bodies of every public post-secondar
KRWG-TV/FM / MSC TV 22 (Las Cruces, NM)
added Nov 23, 2013 10:40

[New Mexico] All e-cigarettes should be banned for minors

New Mexico and Santa Fe would join more than two dozen other state and local governments in regulating e-cigarettes if the ban for minors were adopted. At this point, tighter regulation makes the most sense.
Albuquerque Journal
added Nov 21, 2013 13:18

[New Mexico] Lawmakers, governor concerned about e-cigarettes

One proposal that will be discussed, and possibly endorsed, this week by an interim legislative panel would ban the sale of so-called “e-cigarettes” to New Mexicans under the age of 18. “We don’t know everything about them, but we know we don’t want the
Albuquerque Journal
added Nov 20, 2013 06:09

[New Mexico] Addictive attraction: Ordinance would keep e-cigarettes from minors under age 18

Santa Fe city government is jumping on the electronic cigarette regulation bandwagon with a newly proposed ordinance that would make it illegal to sell e-cigarettes or similar electronic nicotine-delivering products to minors under the age of 18. The or
Albuquerque Journal
added Nov 2, 2013 15:13

Big Tobacco wins big payback from New Mexico

The state could face a multimillion-dollar penalty in funds supposed to help the most vulnerable New Mexicans because of a mistake made a decade ago. Each year, states receive payment from big tobacco companies to help cover medical costs of treating pat
KASA FOX 2 ( Albuquerque, NM)
added Oct 16, 2013 07:59

[New Mexico] E-cigarettes gain popularity despite health fears

Their growing popularity is generating a new thriving industry at the local and national levels, with hundreds of varieties of e-cigarettes now available at nearly all smoke shops, convenience stores and retail outlets, and at specialty stores such as Va
Albuquerque Journal
added Oct 14, 2013 06:04

[Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Pennsylvania] R.J. Reynolds receives favorable rulings from arbitration panel (PDF)

An arbitration panel has determined that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is entitled to approximately $266 million in disputed payments the company made under the terms of an agreement, known as the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), between cigarette manuf
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 11, 2013 21:40
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