04545392 is referenced by 41 patents and cites 8 patents.

A smokeless tobacco product is disclosed which contains cut or otherwise comminuted tobacco treated with a particulated gum composition that adheres as a discontinuous coating to the surface of the tobacco. The gum composition provides improved "gathering" characteristics and other benefits when the treated smokeless tobacco product is placed in the mouth of the consumer of such products.

Title
Tobacco product
Application Number
6/516995
Publication Number
4545392
Application Date
July 25, 1983
Publication Date
October 8, 1985
Inventor
George W Fearrington Jr
Pfafftown
NC, US
William Y Rice Jr
Winston-Salem
NC, US
Dewitt C Crepps
Winston-Salem
NC, US
Andrew J Sensabaugh Jr
Winston-Salem
NC, US
Agent
Herbert J Bluhm
Assignee
R J Reynolds Tobacco Co
NC, US
IPC
A24B 15/28
A24B 15/18
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