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Latest Updates

February 13, 2018
New Mexico

The legislative session is scheduled to end at noon on Thursday, Feb. 15, and the tobacco tax increase bill has not yet received a hearing.

January 25, 2018
New Mexico

ACS CAN New Mexico volunteers will push their legislators to support Senate Bill 25, which passed out of the Senate Education Committee on Jan. 24, 2018.

January 8, 2018
New Mexico

Senate Bill 25, filed by Sen. Howie Morales (D-28), would raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack and impose an equivalent tax on other tobacco products including cigars, smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes.

April 17, 2017
New Mexico

Governor Susana Martinez line-item vetoed all funding to the University of New Mexico, including the nearly $8 million appropriation of state funds to the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center during her actions on House Bill 2, the legislature-approved state budget.

State Contacts

Lacey Daniell
New Mexico Grassroots Manager
Sandra Adondakis
New Mexico Government Relations Director
Adrienne M. Lynch
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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