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[New Mexico] Gov. criticized for veto of tobacco-fund infusion

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
Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 10, 2013 14:38

[New Mexico] NM Land Commission imposes smoking ban on state-owned land

State Land Commissioner Ray Powell is prohibiting smoking, open fires and fireworks on state trust land because of the risk of wildfires.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2013 13:45

[New Mexico] Bill would end growth of tobacco fund

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
Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 10, 2013 12:32

Report gives New Mexico failing grade for rate of spending on tobacco prevention

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.
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Jan 19, 2013 22:14

[New Mexico] DEA raids smoke shops in Las Cruces, Sunland Park, Alamogordo

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.
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added Jul 27, 2012 12:06

[New Mexico] Santa Fe County public housing to go smoke-free

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2012 06:50

[New Mexico] GOLDMAN: Their View: Global warming deniers same as those who argue tobacco is good for your health

Fact is, Representative Pearce is beginning to look like some North Carolina congressman still insisting that tobacco is harmless to smokers.
Silver City (NM) Sun-News
added Jul 8, 2012 13:14

[New Mexico] E-cigarette blamed for Romero fire in Rio Grande bosque

a fire that burned more than 350 acres of the wooded area along the Rio Grande was most likely sparked by an electronic cigarette. Village Administrator John Avila says an employee apparently dropped the device while patrolling on June 20.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2012 04:22
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[New Mexico] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Nataanii Hatathlie of Kirtland, NM As Youth Advocate of the Year

--Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally--
PR Newswire
added May 17, 2012 13:21

[New Mexico] Pregnant? Don’t smoke. Period. End sentence.

Q: Do I have only 800 words to write about the ill-effects of maternal smoking?
Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 24, 2012 23:02
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