The information posted on this website is not intended to be legal advice. Please consult state statutes or contact an attorney for more information about the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act (24-16-1 NMSA 1978).

Around New Mexico

People are celebrating the first year of smoke free public places and workplaces in New Mexico, as the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act is being implemented across the state. Learn more by choosing an event below.

Birthday party for Smoke Free New Mexico - what a celebration!

City: Albuquerque     Hosted By: New Mexicans Concerned About Tobacco
Smoke-free New Mexico is now officially one year old! On Friday, June 13th, 2008, an enthusiastic group of tobacco control advocates arrived at the Marriott Pyramid to celebrate this event. Those who worked to pass the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act, people who are especially happy about the new… [ more detail ]

Taos County Creates and Recognizes Positive Change

City: Taos County     Hosted By: Clean Air Works in Taos County
New Mexicans Concerned About Tobacco partnered with Clean Air Works in Taos County to assist the Town of Taos in implementing its clean indoor air ordinance. First, NMCAT presented a training for Town department heads on the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act and commended the town for passing its… [ more detail ]

Albuquerque Kick-off Celebration

City: Albuquerque     Hosted By: New Mexicans Concerned About Tobacco
"Just a few hours ago, New Mexico officially became the 17th smoke-free state in the nation!" With that jubilant statement, Cynthia Serna, Director of New Mexicans Concerned About Tobacco, kicked off a well-attended press conference and celebratory event in Albuquerque as the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act took effect… [ more detail ]

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