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.

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 ...

Randy Lee Wanner: Belt buckle with a compartment. November 18, 1997: US05687890 (6 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 ...

David C Jacobs: Tool for opening smokeless tobacco containers. Gordon G Hart, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, February 4, 1986: US04567655 (6 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 ...

Budd James Patrick: Smokeless tobacco container with improved cover. Budd James Patrick, FITZSIMMONS Karen A, March 30, 2006: WO/2006/034450 (6 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to an improved replacement cover (199) for a conventional smokeless tobacco can (50) that may include a pivotably closable lid (108) and a method of mounting the cover (100) on a conventional smokeless tobacco can (50). The disclosure also relates to a smokeless tobacc ...

Atchley Frank: Method and device for flavoring smokeless tobacco. US SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY, Ramage W Edward, November 18, 2010: WO/2010/132444 (6 worldwide citation)

An encapsulated flavorant or artificial sweetener for use with smokeless tobacco and related products. The encapsulated flavorant or artificial sweetener comprises a core encapsulated with a lipid-based coating that provides stability when in contact with tobacco, yet releases flavor over time when ...

James A Strickland, Frank S Atchley, James M Rossman, Armand J Desmarais, Scott A Williams, Tod J Miller, Cherne W Johnson: Tobacco compositions. U S Smokeless Tobacco Company, Fish & Richardson P C, January 14, 2014: US08627828 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention features tobacco compositions and methods of their use and manufacture. Compositions of the invention may be based on a variety of technologies. Technologies include films, tabs, shaped parts, gels, consumable units, insoluble matrices, and hollow shapes. In addition to tobacco, compos ...

James L Clark, William T Griffin, Robert T Mitten: Pocket-size hybrid container for consumer items. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, March 12, 2013: US08393465 (5 worldwide citation)

A three-piece pocket-size hybrid container for holding a consumer product such as smokeless tobacco product in an interior volume of an inner ring mechanically secured to an interior of an outer base housing including a cover to fit over and snugly around the inner ring. When closed, a cover sidewal ...

Robert H Lawrence Jr: smokeless tobacco. US Smokeless Tobacco Co, Clark & Elbing, September 21, 2010: US07798153 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention features a blended smokeless tobacco composition that includes two of the following tobaccos: Nicotiana acaulis, Nicotiana acuminata, Nicotiana acuminata var. multiflora, Nicotiana africana, Nicotiana alata, Nicotiana amplexicaulis, Nicotiana arentsii, Nicotiana attenuata, Nicotiana be ...

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 (5 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 ...

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