A Sweet Defeat for Paternalism
Anti-tobacco extremists lose one at the Roundhouse
Higher taxes. No spending cuts. More regulations. Expanded corporate welfare. “Woke” nonsense.
When the 2021 legislative session ends in 12 days, far too many bad bills will have made it into New Mexico’s statutes.
But a deeply misguided attempt to ban “flavored tobacco products” won’t be among them.
HB 205 would have made it illegal to sell “any tobacco p…