Omanis in Thailand cautioned over new public smoking punishments
October 19, 2017 | 1:15 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: The Oman embassy in Thailand has warned citizens that smoking on a Thai beach will soon land you in jail for a year.

Smoking on beaches in Thailand will be banned from November, and violators could pay up to a $3,000 fine and face a prison sentence of one year, the Omani embassy in Bangkok announced.

"Caution: The Thai authorities announced a ban on smoking on the shores of the country starting in November, and a fine of up to $3,000 and imprisonment for up to one year for violators," the embassy told residents in an online statement.

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