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Table 1 Classification of cigarette butts

From: Assessing contraband tobacco in two jurisdictions: a direct collection of cigarette butts

Category Legal Canadian Contraband Legal native International
Review brand name or symbol • Player’s
• DuMaurier
• Belmont
• Peter Jackson
• Vogue, etc.
• Play Fare
• CANADIAN
• Deerfield
• disCOUNT
• NF
• TMT
• or coloured banding, etc.
• DK’s
• Putters
• Podium
• Ménage
• Sago
• Richmond
• LD
• XL
• Castor
• Fortune
• Parliament, etc.
Presence of a dry patch Usually present Not usually present Not usually present May or may not be present
Presence of ventilation holes Present Usually present Not usually present May or may not be present
Type of filter (acetate or polypropylene) Acetate filter May have polypropylene filter Usually have acetate filter