Friday, August 19, 2016

Danville enacts smoking ban (1947)

source: Danville Gazette (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 10, 1947

According to a legal notice, on April 7, 1947, the Danville town council (then known as the board of trustees) passed an ordinance banning smoking in all public buildings. The ban was to go in effect on April 21, 1947, with the fire marshal to post signs notifying the public. Violators of the ordinance would face a $10 fine.

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