Parliament cigarette which is prevalently known for its filters was first introduced in 1931 and they are currently produced by Philip Morris Company. What is so special about the recessed filter? It is said that recessed filters prevent the tar from touching the smoker's mouth. Experts also talk about recessed filters being environmentally friendly and being comparatively healthier for the body. Parliament Cigarettes are known for their unique recessed filter. The recessed filter in them was their unique selling point, the brand was promoted in the 1940's and 50's with slogans reading "Only the flavor touches your lips" and "Tobacco tastes better when the filter's recessed." These are world famous cigarettes distributed to numerous countries but are most famous in Israel, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, Montenegro, Argentina, the United States and Saudi Arabia.
Parliament cigarettes are available in different styles and flavors. The basic tastes are the Full Flavored cigarettes, Light cigarettes, Ultra Lights, Menthol Lights, Extra Lights, Super Slims, Menthol Full Flavor and Menthol Super Slims. Other varieties include Parliament Extra Lights (Silver Blue), Parliament Full Flavor (Night Blue), Parliament Lights (Aqua Blue), Parliament One, Parliament Reserve NanoKings (mini), Parliament Super Slims 100's and more. They are well known for their menthol variant too. Many of the flavors mentioned here have their own menthol variety too.
Parliament cigarettes are well liked by everyone, and have a huge fan following in Russia. They are famous in the United States too, there is no doubt about it, but Parliament cigarettes are smoked more in Russia and other East European countries. This brand is also referred using different names. They are called "P-Lights" and "P-Funks" by some of its smokers. These names generally refer to the light flavored variant and full flavored variant respectively. The name "P-Funks" originates from the famous funk band called "Parliament Funkadelic." Some of the other well known names of this brand are "Parlie Lights" and "Parlies." These names show how much this brand is liked by its smokers and followers.