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PNS Daily Newscast - November 13, 2018. 


Californian’s now facing a pair of wildfires; Also on the Tuesday rundown: Higher education in New Jersey: a racial split; plus food resources still available despite the “public charge” proposal.

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Public News Service - NM: Smoking Prevention

Parents often don't know their kids are using e-cigarettes because they're disguised as flash drives and pens. (sciencenews.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The federal Food and Drug Administration is so concerned about the increased use of e-cigarettes among the nation's youth it has launched a campaign to educate school-age children about the dangers of vaping. According to Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tob

PHOTO: CVS Caremark's plan to kick the habit of selling tobacco products may help its customers also kick the habit. Photo courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - New Mexicans who smoke may have an easier time quitting now that CVS Caremark plans on ending all tobacco sales. According to Sandra Adondakis, government relations director, American Cancer Society of New Mexico, CVS customers struggling to kick the habit will have less tobacco

PHOTO: Smoking on a New Mexico State University campus could become a thing of the past if a tobacco policy under considering is approved. Photo credit: NMSU.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Smoking on any New Mexico State University campus could become a thing of the past if a tobacco policy under consideration is approved. The Board of Regents is contemplating a measure that would ban tobacco use on all NMSU campuses. Tilahun Adera, dean of the College of Health a

SANTA FE, N.M. - Word from Santa Fe is that lawmakers already have reached a tentative budget deal going into today's special session - and the package of cuts and tax hikes includes some of the more controversial proposals from the regular session, which ended last month without a budget agreement.

Albuquerque - Financial experts say that even in troubled times saving is important, and a program in New Mexico gives a big boost to families and individuals trying to save for education, a first home, or to start a business. They're called Individual Development Accounts - IDAs - and the idea is t

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