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Christopher A Wilson: Tobacco dipping cup with saliva reservoir. June 27, 2006: US07066322 (5 worldwide citation)

A beverage cup having a detachable saliva reservoir so that a user may enjoy a beverage and smokeless tobacco products simultaneously. The cup has a saliva conduit running from its upper extremity down to a saliva reservoir which screws on the bottom. The upper portion of the conduit is formed into ...


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David C Jacobs: Tool for opening smokeless tobacco containers. Gordon G Hart, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, February 4, 1986: US04567655 (5 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 ...


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Hodgson Richard, Dickason Steve: Refill unit for a moist smokeless tobacco product. British American Tobacco, Hodgson Richard, Dickason Steve, READ Matthew, November 13, 2008: WO/2008/135468 (5 worldwide citation)

Packaging for moist smokeless tobacco can be provided in the form of a refill unit comprising a base portion (10) configured to fit in the bottom of an existing moist smokeless tobacco product container and a lid portion (30).


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Atchley Frank: Method and device for flavoring smokeless tobacco. US SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY, Ramage W Edward, November 18, 2010: WO/2010/132444 (5 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 ...


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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 (4 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 ...


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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 21, 2012: US08117807 (4 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 ...


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Munmaya K Mishra, William R Sweeney, Shengsheng Liu, Dennis Geib: Oral tobacco product having a hydrated membrane coating and a high surface area. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, November 20, 2012: US08312886 (4 worldwide citation)

Provided is a moist smokeless tobacco product including a hydrated membrane coating and a portion of tobacco material. Preferably, the tobacco material is pre-portioned and formed to include at least one dimple and/or at least one hole through the tobacco material so as to increase the surface area ...


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Marc Robert Krauss: Combination treatment of tobacco extract using antioxidants and antioxidant scavengers. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingergoll & Rooney PC, January 29, 2013: US08360072 (4 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 ...


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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 (4 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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A method for manufacturing pouches of cohesionless material. Azionaria Costruzioni Macchine Automatiche, Acma, Boldrini Fulvio, BIANCIARDI Ezio, May 29, 2008: WO/2008/062301 (4 worldwide citation)

Pouches (2) of cohesionless material, typically a smokeless tobacco product, are manufactured by conveying portions of the tobacco initially on a dispensing disc (5a) with cavities (7) from a delivery station (8) to a transfer station (9), where each portion of tobacco is then removed forcibly from ...



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