Hamilton is just average when it comes to contraband cigarettes in the province.
The Ontario Convenience Store Association has released an updated study of contraband cigarette butts found in random locations around the province.
23 communities were analyzed.
Kitchener topped the list with more than 30% of the butts collected proving to be contraband.
Brantford was second at 29%.
Hamilton is at 21%, the same as the provincial average.