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Two-Thirds of New Mexicans Favor Ban on Workplace Smoking (NM 1-5-05)

Publication Date: 2005-01-20
  • Author:AP
  • Publication:Albuquerque Journal

A poll has found that about two-thirds of New Mexico voters would support a statewide ban on smoking in workplaces. The survey of 500 registered voters found 62 percent would support such a law and 30 percent would not...

"Whether you're a Democrat or a Republican, whether you're liberal or conservative, registered voters favor such a workplace law," said the polling company's president, Brian Sanderoff.

The coalition said Tuesday it will support a state law modeled on Albuquerque's clean indoor ordinance, which prohibits smoking in restaurants and workplaces...

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