BAN THE BUTT

Lonely Planet (UK) - - Globetrotter -

The Thai govern­ment has acted af­ter a sur­vey found that cig­a­rette butts ac­count for a third of all rub­bish col­lected on beaches, dam­age the ecosys­tem, poi­son fish and con­trib­ute to re­gional flood­ing by clog­ging drains. Smok­ing is now banned on 20 of Thai­land’s most pop­u­lar beaches.

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