Bangor group targets smokers in cars
Saturday, November 11, 2006 - Bangor Daily News
By Meg Haskell
Bangor Daily News
BANGOR "” If a group of local public health advocates is successful, Bangor could become the first place in Maine where smoking a cigarette in your car is illegal when a child is present. A proposed city ordinance would allow police to impose a $50 fine on a driver or passenger who lights up in any motor vehicle if there is anyone younger than 18 in that vehicle.
Under Maine law, it is illegal to smoke until the age of 18.