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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 ...


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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 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 ...


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Michael Francis Dube, Anthony Richard Gerardi, Christopher Junker: Tobacco-derived pyrolysis oil. R J Reynolds Tobacco Company, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, April 25, 2017: US09629391 (6 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides tobacco-derived pyrolysis oils and derivatives thereof, such as isolated components and mixtures obtained from such pyrolysis oils. Advantageously, the tobacco-derived pyrolysis oils disclosed herein can exhibit desirable sensory characteristics. Further, tobacco-deri ...


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Gary M Dull, Andrew Carr, Emma Sharp: Nicotine salts, co-crystals, and salt co-crystal complexes. R J Reynolds Tobacco Company, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, August 22, 2017: US09738622 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention provides certain nicotine salts, co-crystals, and salt co-crystals and provides novel polymorphic forms of certain nicotine salts. In particular, nicotine salts with mucic acid, 3,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid, and 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid, and crystalline polymorphic forms of nicotine 4-ac ...


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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.


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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 (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 ...


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Lars Dähne, Gabriella Egri, Claudia Aldenhoven: Inhaler system for volatile substances. SURFLAY NANOTEC, Yankwich & Associates P C, Leon R Yankwich, Michael R Wesolowski, June 20, 2017: US09682203 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a depot for storing and dispensing a substance into a gas phase, having a hybrid structure made of an open-pored macroporous support skeleton, through which a gas can flow, and nanoporous particles immobilized on the support skeleton, which in the pores thereof contain at le ...


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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 ...


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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 (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 ...


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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 ...