Sri Thanu beach in Koh Phangan

Sri Thanu beach in Koh Phangan. Photo: Craigb100.

Beach-goers in Phang Nga still smoking despite ban

PHANG NGA, 5 February 2018, (NNT) – Despite the smoking ban on 24 beaches across 15 provinces of Thailand, imposed by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources earlier this month, several reports have indicated that beach-goers in Phang Nga province continue to violate the new regulation.

Violations have been reported on three beaches in Takua Pa district, Koh Khai Nok, Koh Khai Nai and Koh Yao district, despite the ban being in effect since February 1st.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Nuppol Suvansombut,
Rewriter: Benjamin Rujopakarn
National News Bureau of Thailand

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