In Mexico, smoking on the beach could now cost you $500

January 26, 2023

Changes to a tobacco control law went into effect Jan. 15, expanding on existing rules to prohibit smoking in public places. According to Diana Cedillo, deputy director of National Office of Tobacco Control, smoking in prohibited areas could draw fines of up to $550. “@WHO welcomes such a bold move on tobacco control. “All public areas of the property have been declared free of smoke from cigarettes, vapes, e-cigarettes and all other tobacco products,” the hotel says. “Designated smoking areas will be specially marked throughout the hotel for guests to use should they need to.”