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Coral Cove Beach, Koh Samui

New legislation Smoke-Free along the beach

BANGKOK, 31 October 2017 (NNT) - Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, part of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, has signed an MOU with other public and private sector members to solve the problem of cigarette butts littering the country’s beaches. The country’s minister of Natural Resources and

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White sand beach in Koh Chang

Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches

Smoking will soon be banned on 20 popular tourist beaches found to be constantly littered with huge numbers of discarded cigarette butts, according to the chief of marine and coastal resources. The move comes ahead of an international conference on sea waste in Phuket later this month, Thai media reported. Full story:

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