61
Dongmei Xu: Cloning of cytochrome p450 genes from. U S Smokeless Tobacco Company, Fish & Richardson P C, May 29, 2012: US08188337 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to p450 enzymes and nucleic acid sequences encoding p450 enzymes in Nicotiana, and methods of using those enzymes and nucleic acid sequences to alter plant phenotypes.


62
Randy Lee Wanner: Belt buckle with a compartment. November 18, 1997: US05687890 (7 worldwide citation)

A belt buckle with a compartment includes a receptacle having an open end. The receptacle is generally cylindrical, thereby allowing a standard-sized container of smokeless tobacco to be placed in the receptacle. A spring attached within the receptacle pushes the tobacco out of the receptacle. The r ...


63
Lori J Davis: Substitute for oral smokeless tobacco and method of making the same. Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, March 14, 1989: US04811746 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of making a substitute for oral smokeless tobacco comprises the steps of applying a coating of binding agent on fragments of tea to form a cohesive material and moistening the fragments of the tea sufficiently to form a compact mass which is dissociable into portions of selectable size by h ...


64
David C Jacobs: Tool for opening smokeless tobacco containers. Gordon G Hart, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, February 4, 1986: US04567655 (7 worldwide citation)

A lightweight, hand-held portable tool for opening a smokeless tobacco container uses a rotatable cutting wheel to slit an adhesive coated paper wrapper extending around the rim of the lid and cylindrical body of the container. The tool has a top member which rests on the circular lid to fix the pos ...


65
Luzenberg Robert S Jr: Porous plastic smokeless tobacco substitutes. Gp Technologies, Luzenberg Robert S Jr, COY Gregory B, October 9, 2008: WO/2008/121403 (7 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing synthetic substitutes for smokeless tobacco are provided. In one form, the application relates to systems for cessation of smokeless tobacco use and methods for making and using same. More particularly, but not exclusively, the application relates to the use of a pl ...


66
John Paul Mua, Luis Rosete Monsalud Jr, Darrell Eugene Holton Jr, James Neil Figlar: Smokeless tobacco composition. R J Reynolds Tobacco Company, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, November 22, 2011: US08061362 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a process for preparing a tobacco composition suitable for use as a smokeless tobacco composition, the process including: providing a slurry comprising water and a tobacco material, the slurry comprising at least about 75% by weight water, based on the total weight of the slur ...


67
Stephen J Bellamah, William T Griffin, Dominic J C Howard, Robert T Mitten: Pocket-size container for consumer items. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, February 1, 2011: US07878324 (6 worldwide citation)

A three-piece pocket-size container for holding a consumer product such as smokeless tobacco product in an interior volume of a perimeter band which has a base locked to a lower rim portion and an openable cover on an upper rim of the perimeter band. When closed, the cover, the perimeter band and th ...


68
Val Krukonis, Hans Schonemann, Anthony Gudinas, Paula M Wetmore, Kara Williams, Carl H Midgett, Clifford Brown Bennett, Harry Y Zheng, Kathleen S Johnston: Reduction of constituents in tobacco. US Smokeless Tobacco Co, Phasex Corporation, Clark & Elbing, September 21, 2010: US07798151 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods of selectively reducing constituents in tobacco as well as the tobacco obtained by such methods are disclosed. Subcritical fluids, e.g., liquid carbon dioxide, serve as the reduction media.


69
Marc Robert Krauss: Combination treatment of tobacco extract using antioxidants and antioxidant scavengers. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingergoll & Rooney PC, January 29, 2013: US08360072 (6 worldwide citation)

A process for treating a tobacco material comprising: (a) extracting a tobacco material with a solvent to produce a tobacco extract and a tobacco residue; (b) contacting the tobacco extract with an antioxidant; and (c) contacting the mixture of (b) with an antioxidant scavenger, to produce a treated ...


70
Joseph D Russo: Tobacco products with stabilized additives having vitamin E activity. Rousseau Research Institute, Guy W Chambers, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 1, 2003: US06584980 (6 worldwide citation)

A substantially pure stabilized compound having Vitamin E activity is added to smokable or smokeless tobacco or non-tobacco products to achieve less irritation and antioxidant benefits. In a preferred embodiment, a substantially pure “dry” powdered ester analog of Vitamin E, such as Vitamin E acid s ...