70-1 Food products and medicines; license committee; distribution.

(a)    Food products or samples of food or patent medicines shall not be distributed in the city for advertising purposes by any person unless written permission in each case has been obtained from the license committee.

(b)    The license committee shall consist of the mayor, city clerk and chief of police.

(c)    If the license committee determines that the food products or samples of food or medicine proposed to be distributed are found to contain any matter or thing injurious to the public health, the committee shall not grant the permission. In all cases where such permission is granted, it shall only be construed to permit the person to whom it is granted to go upon private property for the purpose of handing such food products or sample of food or medicine to some adult person and for no other purpose in connection with such business.

(Code 1985, § 13-49)

70-2 Marathons or endurance contests.

(a)    Duration restricted. No person shall at any time conduct, hold, manage or permit the conducting, holding or managing of any endurance contest or exhibition within the city in any building or place therein, whether such endurance contest or exhibition consists of what is commonly termed marathon dancing, walkathon, or any dancing, running, walking or other endurance contest or exhibition of any form whatsoever wherein contestants and/or participants are required or permitted to perform or compete for more than four hours during any 24-hour period.

(b)    Sale or purchase of marathon tickets. No person within the city shall sell and/or purchase tickets of admission to any endurance contest or exhibition as referred to in subsection (a) of this section.

(c)    Suppression of marathons. The police department shall suppress, prevent and close any endurance contest or exhibition as described in subsection (a) of this section in the interest of the preservation of the public peace, health and safety within the city.

(Code 1985, §§ 13-52—13-54)

70-3—70-25 Reserved.