Published in Cancer Weekly, February 15th, 2005
Legislation by Representative Al Park, D-Albuquerque, would prohibit smoking in most indoor locations, except a private residence, certain bars, a retail tobacco shop, private clubs, casinos and smoking-designated hotel and motel rooms.
Park and other supporters said January 24, 2005, that the legislation would help protect people from the health dangers of second-hand smoke.
Among those backing the measure is a coalition called New Mexicans Concerned About Tobacco, which includes groups such as the...
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