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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

[New Mexico] Education secretary pushes for higher cigarette tax to extend early childhood education to another 1.1 million kids

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan rode a brightly painted bus into New Mexico … Under President Obama's plan, much of the money to expand early childhood education would come from a federal tax increase of 94 cents a pack on cigarettes.
Farmington (NM) Daily Times
added Sep 10, 2013 14:06

[New Mexico] Carruthers is new president of NMSU

On Monday, Cheney said he had not talked to Carruthers about his involvement in TASSC and still hoped to speak to several of the legislators about their concerns about Carruthers’ work on behalf of Philip Morris. “But I’m confident in Garrey’s ability to
Albuquerque Journal
added May 9, 2013 06:06

[New Mexico] Former Gov. Garrey Carruthers wins NMSU president post

Albuquerque Journal
added May 7, 2013 01:56

New Mexico State University's Next President May Be A Climate Science Denier

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."
Think Progress (blog)
added May 6, 2013 05:15

[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
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added May 4, 2013 11:57

[New Mexico] State reps rap Carruthers over tobacco, climate change views

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
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added May 4, 2013 11:52

[New Mexico] Carruthers led effort backed by tobacco firm

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
Albuquerque Journal
added May 3, 2013 01:41
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