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Charles T Higgins, Wynn R Raymond, Francis M Sprinkel: Electrical smoking article using liquid tobacco flavor medium delivery system. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, James T Moore, September 16, 1997: US05666977 (230 worldwide citation)

A smoking article and method is provided in which a liquid tobacco flavor generating system is used to deliver a liquid tobacco flavor medium to a heater to generate a predetermined quantity of tobacco flavor substance for delivery to a smoker. The article includes an electrical heating means, a tob ...


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Brooks Johnny Lee, Roberts Donald Leroy, Simmons Jerry Scott, Morrison Carl Cristopher: Aerosol delivery articles utilizing electrical energy.. Reynolds Tobacco Co R, March 14, 1990: EP0358114-A2 (227 worldwide citation)

Aerosol delivery articles (10) employ an electrical resistance heating element (18) and an electrical power source (34) to provide an aerosol. The articles advantageously comprise a disposable portion (12) and a reusable controller (14). The disposable portion (12) normally includes a drug or flavor ...


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Manabu Takeuchi: Flavor-generating device. Japan Tobacco, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, December 5, 2000: US06155268 (226 worldwide citation)

A flavor-generating device includes a chamber having an air inlet port and a flavor inhalation port, and defining a gas passageway between the air inlet port and the inhalation port. A liquid container for storing a liquid flavor source is provided, and is maintained at substantially an atmospheric ...


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Johnny L Brooks, Donald L Roberts, Jerry S Simmons: Flavor delivery articles utilizing electrical energy. R J Reynolds Tobacco Company, August 14, 1990: US04947875 (223 worldwide citation)

Flavor delivery articles employ an electrical resistance heating element and an electrical power source to provide a flavored aerosol. The articles advantageously comprise a disposable portion and a reusable controller. The disposable portion normally includes a flavor substance and an air permeable ...


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Robert P Burruss Jr: Device for evaporation and inhalation of volatile compounds and medications. December 1, 1981: US04303083 (219 worldwide citation)

A device for inhaling a mixture of air and vaporized volatile compounds, but without combustion or thermal decomposition of the volatile compounds or of other non-volatile organic matter, as is the case in ordinary smoking methods. The device is intended to be hand-held in a manner similar to that o ...


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Stephen B Kessler, T David Marro: Vaporization of volatile materials. Bruce F Jacobs, August 1, 2000: US06095153 (202 worldwide citation)

Vaporization of volatile materials while avoiding combustion and denaturation of such material provide an alternative to combustion as means of volatilizing bioactive and flavor compounds to make such compounds available for inhalation without generating toxic or carcinogenic substances that are by- ...


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Brian C Chard, Christopher R Bale, Beresford R Gill, David Herron, Stephen J Garrett: Smoking device. Larson and Taylor, July 18, 1989: US04848374 (196 worldwide citation)

A smoking device for releasing an aerosol into the mouth of a smoker comprises in combination, a chamber into which a mixture of air and a liquid aerosol precursor is introduced, a heat source surrounding the chamber, a first duct providing communication between the chamber and a smoker's mouth, whe ...


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Grier S Fleischhauer, Patrick H Hayes, Constance H Morgan, Mohammad R Hajaligol, Michael L Watkins, Walter A Nichols, David E Sharpe, Mary E Counts: Heater for use in an electrical smoking system. Philip Morris Incorporated, James T Moore, James E Schardt, Charles E B Glenn, January 7, 1997: US05591368 (195 worldwide citation)

A provided heater comprises a supporting hub and a plurality of electrically resistive heater blades defining a receptacle to receive an inserted cigarette. Each blade comprises a first heater blade leg having a first end and a second end and extending at the first end from the supporting hub, a sec ...


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Sven Mielordt: Smoking or inhalation device. Spencer & Frank, October 13, 1998: US05819756 (188 worldwide citation)

A device for smoking tobacco or another smoking product or for inhaling aerosols released by corresponding substances when they are heated. The substances that constitutes the smoking product is shredded, granulated or otherwise crushed. The smoking product contained in a reservoir that forms a subs ...


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Michael L Watkins, Mohammad R Hajaligol: Electronic smoking system. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James T Moore, Kevin B Osborne, August 10, 1999: US05934289 (187 worldwide citation)

A novel photonic-electronic smoking system comprising a cigarette and a photonic operated electronic lighter, together with methodologies of smoking a cigarette, the lighter comprising a receptacle for removably receiving a cigarette; a photonic source; an optical train establishing a plurality of o ...



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