NOTE: Numerous studies have found that tobacco smoke is a major contributor to indoor air pollution, and that breathing secondhand smoke is a cause of disease in healthy non-smokers, including heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease, and lung cancer.
Secondhand smoke is particularly hazardous to elderly people, individuals with cardiovascular disease, and individuals with impaired respiratory function, including asthmatics and those with obstructive disease.
Children exposed to secondhand smoke have an increased risk of asthma, respiratory infections, sudden infant death syndrome, developmental abnormalities and cancer.
The intent of the City’s Smoking Ordinance is to:
The Department of Health Services provides information about these regulations and enforces the smoking ordinance as necessary.
Report a Smoking Violation by contacting the City of Ennis Department of Health Services at 972-875-6442 M-F 8a.m. to 5p.m.; we are located at 105 S. Preston St. Ennis, Texas 75119 or you may contact the Ennis Police Department at 972-875-4462 after hours.