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 Electronic smoking article patent thumbnailElectronic smoking article
An electronic cigarette includes a capillary tube in communication with a liquid supply including liquid material and a heater operable to heat the capillary tube to a temperature sufficient to vaporize the liquid material contained therein and form an aerosol. The liquid supply is adapted to be squeezed or otherwise compressed so as to allow a smoker to manually pump liquid to the capillary tube and simultaneously activate the heater..
Altria Client Services Llc


 Smoking device patent thumbnailSmoking device
The invention relates to a smoking device having a housing (1), having a liquid evaporator (2), which is arranged in the housing (1) and has a reservoir (3) for liquid and also a liquid-heating device (4) for evaporating the liquid into liquid vapor, and having a tobacco heater (5), which is arranged in the housing (1) and has a heating chamber (6) for accommodating a tobacco substance in a chamber interior (6a) and also a chamber-heating device (7) for generating tobacco vapor from the tobacco substance, and having an intake-opening arrangement (8) for taking in the liquid vapor, and for taking in the tobacco vapor, from the housing (1), wherein the liquid vapor flows in a liquid-flow channel (9) from the liquid-heating device (4) to the intake-opening arrangement (8) and the tobacco vapor flows in a tobacco-flow channel (10) from the chamber interior (6a) to the intake-opening arrangement (8). The invention is characterized in that the liquid-flow channel (9) runs in the housing (1), outside the chamber interior (6a)..
Xeo Holding Gmbh


 Greeting card patent thumbnailGreeting card
A greeting card, the greeting card comprising: a left side; a fold abutting the left side; a right side abutting the fold; an attachment means located on the left side or right side; a smoking related product configured to removably attach to the attachment means. A greeting card, the greeting card comprising: an outer greeting card, the outer greeting card comprising: a left side; a fold abutting the left side; a right side abutting the fold; a greeting card insert configured to generally fit inside the outer greeting card, the greeting card insert comprising: an attachment means, the attachment means configured to hold a smoking related product.

 Electrically heated smoking system patent thumbnailElectrically heated smoking system
An electrically heated smoking system includes a secondary unit capable of receiving a smoking article having an aerosol-forming substrate. The secondary unit includes at least one heating element and an interface for connection to a primary power supply for supplying electrical power to the at least one heating element during a pre-heating mode, to increase the temperature of the aerosol-forming substrate to an operating temperature.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.


 Electronic smoking article patent thumbnailElectronic smoking article
An electronic smoking article includes a first section containing a liquid supply reservoir including liquid material, a heater operable to heat the liquid material to a temperature sufficient to vaporize the liquid material and form an aerosol, and a wick in communication with the liquid material and operable to deliver the liquid material to the heater, and a second section containing a power supply. The first section is connected to the second section at a breakaway connection.
Altria Client Services Llc


 Article including identification information for use in an electrically heated smoking system patent thumbnailArticle including identification information for use in an electrically heated smoking system
A smoking article includes identification information encoded on the smoking article. The smoking article can be used with an electrically heated smoking system having a detector for detecting the smoking article and distinguishing the smoking article from other articles based on the identification information, a cleaning article includes identification information encoded on the cleaning article.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.


 Electronic cigarette and  assembling same patent thumbnailElectronic cigarette and assembling same
An electronic cigarette and method for assembling same is provided, wherein the electronic cigarette comprises an electronic cigarette body including a smoking end, an oil reservoir configured for reserving tobacco tar, an atomizer assembly configured for atomizing the tobacco tar, and a battery assembly electrically connected to the atomizer assembly and configured for supplying power to the atomizer assembly; the battery assembly and the oil reservoir are arranged in parallel; the atomizer assembly includes a heating wire assembly which is arranged at one end of the oil reservoir and is deposited outside the oil reservoir; a smoking channel is provided inside the electronic cigarette body, wherein the smoking channel is arranged outside the oil reservoir and is configured for discharging the smoke atomized by the atomizer assembly to the outside of the electronic cigarette body. The electronic cigarette can prevent the oil from penetrating into the smoking channel..
Kimree Hi-tech Inc.


 Combustible heat source having a barrier affixed thereto and  manufacture thereof patent thumbnailCombustible heat source having a barrier affixed thereto and manufacture thereof
A combustible heat source for a smoking article and a method of manufacturing a combustible heat source are provided. The combustible heat source includes a barrier affixed to an end face of the combustible heat source, wherein a thermally-activated adhesive is provided between the end face and the barrier.
Philip Morris Products S.a.


 Smoking article patent thumbnailSmoking article
A smoking article is provided and has opposed lighting and mouth ends. A mouth end portion is disposed at the mouth end and a heat generation portion is disposed about the lighting end.
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company


 Systems and methods for quantification of, and prediction of smoking behavior patent thumbnailSystems and methods for quantification of, and prediction of smoking behavior
Systems and methods for monitoring of biometric and contextual variables to assist in screening for, quantification of, and prediction of smoking behavior, and for assisting in smoking cessation are described.. .
Carrot Sense, Inc.


Systems and methods for quantification of, and prediction of smoking behavior

Systems and methods for monitoring of biometric and contextual variables to assist in screening for, quantification of, and prediction of smoking behavior, and for assisting in smoking cessation are described.. .
Carrot Sense, Inc.

Menthol cigarette

Cigarettes are provided which contain a filtering system and flavorants encapsulated with polyvinyl acetate, wherein deactivation of a sorbent by the flavorant is reduced through the encapsulation of the flavorant within the polyvinyl acetate. A preferred flavorant is menthol.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.

Method and preparing a finished smokable product including a booklet containing a plurality of sheets each having a plurality of openings which are irregularly torn open to cause a shredding effect to assist in the sealing of a custom made smokable product

A finished smokable product is formed using a booklet of smoking rolling papers comprising: (a) a plurality of smokable sheets being stacked together each sheet having first and second longitudinal edge portions along with first and second lateral edge portions, and first and second faces, and a plurality of openings adjacent the first longitudinal edge portion, and the first longitudinal edge portion having a first length, and the first lateral edge portions having a first length; (b) wherein the plurality of sheets are bound together by a plurality of connecting loops; (c) wherein the plurality of openings have bound and unbound states, wherein in the bound state the openings are unbroken and have a mean diameter opening and mean spacing between unbroken openings, and in the unbound state the openings are broken open with the mean spacing remaining constant but the first lateral edge portion having a second length, the second length being greater than the first length of the first lateral edge portion; and (d) wherein the bound plurality of sheets and plurality connecting loops are packaged for sale.. .

Systems and reducing tobacco-specific nitrosamines in dark-fire cured tobacco through electronic control of curing conditions

The present invention relates to systems and apparatus for dark-fire curing of tobacco. Specially, the present invention provides a central control system for controlling and adjusting conditions within a structure utilized for curing dark-fired tobacco, for example by remotely turning the ventilation fan on or off.
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Method for manufacturing instant samgyetang

A method for manufacturing an instant samgyetang smoked with oak chips, wherein when sub-ingredients are put into the stomach of a chicken, oak chips are burnt to generate smoke in a state where the chicken is put into a smoking and boiling apparatus, and when a surface of the chicken is processed with the smoke generated from the oak chips, the chicken, sub-ingredients and a seasoning source are filled in a package for sterilization and quick freezing.. .
Harim Co., Ltd.

Packet for smoking articles

Packet for smoking articles, comprising an external shell and an internal shell to contain smoking articles. The external shell comprises an external containing body, a closing lid hinged to the internal shell and a connection tongue configured to connect the closing lid to the external containing body.
Gima Tt S.p.a.

Electronic cigarette and atomization control method thereof

An electronic cigarette and an atomization control method thereof are provided. The electronic cigarette includes a smoking end; a voice recognition module generating different selection signals in response to received voices, an atomization module including first and second atomization components, and first and second liquid storage spaces filled with different cigarette liquid; a microcontroller connected to the voice recognition module, an air flow sensor connected to the microcontroller and generating a first pulse signal; and a battery module.
Huizhou Kimree Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Branch

Electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette comprises an electronic cigarette body which is provided with a smoking end, an oil reservoir, an atomization assembly, and a battery assembly. The oil reservoir is arranged at one end of the electronic cigarette body which is on an opposite side of the smoking end, and the atomization assembly is arranged in the oil reservoir, thus length of a whole electronic cigarette is shortened, and the electronic cigarette is portable.
Kimree Hi-tech Inc.

Solar-powered multi-purpose vaporizer

A solar-powered multi-purpose vaporizer contains chambers for smoking herbs, waxes and oils. The vaporizer is shaped like a ballpoint pen, with a solar panel on the top surface which may be used to recharge the battery, two internal chambers are provided.

Filter with improved hardness and filtration efficiency

There is provided a smoking article comprising an aerosol generating substrate and a mouthpiece attached to the aerosol generating substrate. The mouthpiece includes a segment comprising a filtration material comprising polylactic acid, and an additive for reducing phenols.
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Smoking article and method

A smoking article provides one or more sheets of material that can be rolled and packaged, at least one sheet including cellulose. In one embodiment, cellulose and tobacco sheet material are separately rolled layers that can optionally be wrapped around a form casing (or pre-rolled inside) and then packaged.
Blunt Wrap U.s.a., Inc.

Tablettable chewing gums

The invention relates to certain nicotine chewing gums that provide for a high rate of buccal absorption and high plasma concentrations, in particular over the first 10 minutes after administration, in a subject willing to quit smoking.. .
Novartis Ag

Electronic cigarette and preventing deterioration of electronic cigarette liquid

An electronic cigarette and method for preventing deterioration of the electronic cigarette liquid; both ends of an atomization assembly are provided with valve assemblies to control whether to enable the cigarette liquid in the atomization assembly to contact external air; when a user smokes, an air flow sensor senses the internal air pressure change of an electronic cigarette body, and transmits a pulse signal to a microcontroller; the microcontroller transmits, according to the pulse signal, a first control signal to the valve assemblies to open a valve, and controls the atomization assembly to atomize the cigarette liquid to produce cigarette smoke; when the user stops smoking, the electronic cigarette body has no air flow change therein, and the microcontroller does not receive any pulse signal, and closes the valve assemblies to enable the cigarette liquid in the atomization assembly to be isolated from the external air.. .
Huizhou Kimree Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Branch

Electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette comprises an electronic cigarette body; the electronic cigarette body is provided with a smoking end (1), an oil storage assembly (4) for containing cigarette oil, an atomization assembly (3) for atomizing the cigarette oil and a battery component (2) for powering the atomization assembly (3); the oil storage assembly (4) is arranged on one end of the electronic cigarette body which is in an opposite side of the smoking end (1), since a smoke passage does not pass through the oil storage assembly (4), a user can be effectively prevented from sucking a non-atomized cigarette oil; and meanwhile, through an arrangement of a protective sleeve (5) for containing the oil storage assembly (4) on the electronic cigarette, a vibration-resistance of the oil storage assembly (4) can be enhanced, so that a risk that the oil storage bottle is easily broken is avoided.. .
Kimree Hi-tech Inc.

Electronic cigarette and assembly method therefor

The invention is related to an electronic cigarette and an assembly method therefor. The electronic cigarette comprises an electronic cigarette body and a mouthpiece device connected at one end of the electronic cigarette body.
Kimree Hi-tech Inc.

Smoking article filters

The present invention relates to improvements in filters for use in smoking articles such as cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. The improvements, particularly but not exclusively, relate to filter capabilities and to the manufacture of such filters.
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited

Method of manufacturing smoking article with activated carbon sorbent and sodium bicarbonate-treated fibers

Filters and smoking articles include sodium bicarbonate-treated fibers and activated carbon capable of selectively removing one or more selected constituents from mainstream smoke. Methods for making cigarette filters and cigarettes using the sodium bicarbonate-treated fibers and activated carbon, and methods for treating mainstream smoke comprising the sodium bicarbonate-treated fibers and activated carbon are also provided..
Philip Morris Usa Inc.

Smoking article with ventilated mouth end cavity

A smoking article comprises a tobacco rod and a filter connected to the tobacco rod. The filter comprises a first filter segment and a hollow tube segment downstream of the first filter segment.
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Mint-based wrapper for smoking

The present invention provides a homogenized organic wrapping sheet made from mint-based fiber pulp for smoking articles. The wrapping sheet imparts distinctive properties to the smoking article, including slow burning, and smooth, cool and pleasant experience to smokers.

Outdoor cooker and smoker, and fuel combustor therefor

An apparatus for cooking or smoking and a fuel combustor therefor. In the cooking or smoking apparatus and method, combustion products produced by the combustor, by a gas burner, or by other means are preferably delivered upwardly through an upwardly extending inner flow gap which at least partially surrounds a cooking or smoking chamber.
W.c. Bradley Co.

Voice control electronic cigarette and electronic cigarette

The invention is related to a voice control method for an electronic cigarette and the electronic cigarette, used for performing vocal praising when a one-time smoking duration exceeds a longest one-time smoking duration. The method executes the following steps when a smoking signal is received: s1, start an atomization operation for an electronic cigarette, and time a current one-time smoking duration; s2, determine whether the current one-time smoking duration is greater than a longest one-time smoking duration recorded in the electronic cigarette, and if yes, proceed to step s3, otherwise, proceed to step s4; s3, a voice praising a user is played, and the longest one-time smoking duration is updated using the current one-time smoking duration, and the method enters step s4; s4, the method waits for the smoking signal to be received once again, and when the smoking signal is received, proceeds to step s1..
Kimree Hi-tech Inc.

Flavoured nicotine powder inhaler

This disclosure relates to flavoured nicotine powder inhalers where the nicotine powder is delivered at air flow rates that mimic a smoking regime.. .
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Nicotine powder inhaler

This disclosure relates to nicotine powder inhalers where the nicotine powder is delivered at air flow rates that mimic a smoking regime.. .
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Bidirectional cigar splitter

An improved size adaptable cigar splitting apparatus comprising and outer body and an inner size adapting sleeve adapted to be slidingly engaged therewith and further comprising a cutting blade for splitting the wrapper and, if present, packaging of a cigar, cigarillo or other smoking device. In a preferred embodiment, the inner size adapting sleeve may be cylindrical in shape and is removable, allowing the invention to be adapted to various sizes of smoking devices.

Portable multifunctional smoking utensil holder and kit

A portable multifunctional smoking utensil holder and kit is disclosed that may include a holder for smoking utensils that includes a lower portion; and an upper portion that is pivotably attached to the lower portion, wherein the lower portion includes a first compartment that is configured to slidably and removably receive a pipe therein for storing the pipe; a second compartment that is configured to store a leafy substance therein; and a third compartment that is open to the second compartment, the third compartment including a first portion and a second portion, the first portion configured to slidably receive the pipe therein, the second portion including a grinding mechanism that is configured to transfer and grind substances from the second compartment into the third compartment when the grinding mechanism is actuated.. .

Disintegratable plug wraps and their applications

A filter rod used in manufacture of a smoking article contains: (a) a rod of filter material, and (b) a plug wrap surrounding the rod of filter material. The overlapping side edges of the plug wrap are secured together with a plug wrap adhesive and the plug wrap adhesive comprises a disintegration accelerating agent.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.

Smoking article filters

The present invention relates to improvements in filters for use in smoking articles such as cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. The improvements, particularly but not exclusively, relate to filter capabilities and to the manufacture of such filters.
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited

Smoking article with tactile liquid release component

A smoking article (10) incorporates a liquid release component (20), the liquid release component comprising a sustained release liquid delivery material comprising: a closed matrix structure comprising a cross-linked polymer matrix defining a plurality of domains; and a liquid composition that is trapped within the domains and is releasable from the closed matrix structure upon compression of the material. The force/displacement curve (30) obtained upon compression of the smoking article (10) at the location of the liquid release component (20) in a force/displacement test comprises a plurality of local minima (32) in the force level over a range of compression of at least 1 mm, wherein each of the local minima (32) corresponds to a reduction in the force level of at least 1 newton..
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Smoking article assembly machine for assembling smoking articles having segmented filters

A smoking article assembly apparatus is disclosed. It comprises a first cutting station configured to cut a filter rod into filter segments, a tipping station configured to join the filter segments to tobacco rods so as to form a smoking article assembly, and a second cutting station configured to cut the smoking article assembly in the region of the filter segments so as to form two smoking articles..
Tobacco Research And Development Institute (proprietary) Limited

Method for treating tobacco plants with enzymes

A method of modifying the content of certain chemical compounds in tobacco materials is provided, the method including treatment of a tobacco plant or portion thereof with at least one enzyme. For example, the method may modify the content of tobacco smoke toxicant precursors in tobacco materials, which can result in a modification in toxicant production when the tobacco material is exposed to elevated temperatures.
R.j. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Modular tobacco preparation including extrusion

A tobacco preparation method, where a tobacco material is prepared through at least one extrusion process including compressing the material with an increase in pressure and temperature and mechanically processing and abruptly flash drying the material at an extruder outlet, wherein the tobacco material includes a tobacco lamina material, where a tobacco preparation device includes a dosing conveyor and an extruder which compresses a tobacco material with an increase in pressure and temperature and mechanically process and abruptly flash dries the material at the extruder outlet, wherein the components are designated as a unit which can be modularly delimited for processing a tobacco material including a tobacco lamina material, where an arrangement of several tobacco preparation devices and a smoking article or cigarette manufacturing device includes such a device or such a device arrangement which is connected upstream of a cigarette maker or a secondary unit as a tobacco preparation module.. .
British American Tobacco (germany) Gmbh

Spectral quantifying hemoglobin fragility caused by smoking

The spectral method for quantifying hemoglobin fragility caused by smoking is based on decreased concentration of tryptophan and elevated concentrations of the biomolecules nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (nadh), flavin adenine dinucleotide (fad), and porphyrin in the presence of hemoglobin fragility. The method involves the steps of obtaining a blood sample from a patient who is a smoker; separating blood plasma from the samples; obtaining synchronous excitation spectra (sxs) of the blood plasma with a spectrofluorometer at a scan offset of 70 nm and at a scan offset of 10 nm; comparing the patient's sxs with the sxs of normal control samples; and diagnosing hemoglobin fragility when the excitation maxima of nadh, fad, and porphyrin are between 30% and 70% higher than the maxima for these metabolites in the normal control samples, or when the excitation maximum for tryptophan is 60% of the control sample..
King Saud University

Method and mixing a smokable product

The present invention relates methods and apparatuses for hydrating a smokable filler or tobacco product. More particularly, the present invention relates to methods for hydrating and smoking a smokable filler or tobacco product packaged for sale and for packaging a smokable filler or tobacco product for sale and apparatuses for hydrating a smokable filler or tobacco product packaged for sale.

Single dose smoking device with predefined bowl volumes

Disclosed is a novel single dose smoking device that provides advancement to the traditional pipe bowl design, and these advancements translate exceedingly well to the unique applications of an expanding smokers market, where discerning smokers are increasingly refining their preferences. More specifically, the single dose smoking device includes a stem with a first end and a second end, and a bowl with a draw end and pack end.
Model Row Investments, Llc

Smoking article with liquid release component having frangible shell

A smoking article (10) incorporates a liquid release component (20), the liquid release component comprising an inner core of a sustained release liquid delivery material and a frangible outer shell encapsulating the inner core. The liquid delivery material comprises a closed matrix structure comprising a cross-linked polymer matrix defining a plurality of domains; and a liquid composition that is trapped within the domains and is releasable from the closed matrix structure upon compression of the material.
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Support smoking animal lure

A support apparatus for a smoking animal lure comprises a tubular body that surrounds and shields the smoking animal lure, a support structure to hold the smoking animal lure in the tubular body, and a structure to attach a cord to suspend the support apparatus. This apparatus allows for the retrieval and replacement of the smoking animal lure with minimal unwanted movement and noise..

Tray for replaceable portions of an electronic smoking device

A tray (50) configured for receiving replaceable portions (26, 26′) of an electronic smoking device (10) is disclosed. The tray (50) has cavities (52) each configured for receiving a replaceable portion (26, 26′) for being releasably clamped therein.
Fontem Holdings 1 B.v.

Tobacco containing smoking article

A smoking article may include a cigarette incorporated within an electrically powered aerosol generating device that acts as a holder for that cigarette. The smoking article possesses at least one form of tobacco.
Rai Strategic Holdings, Inc.

Electronic cigarette

An electronic smoking article includes a liquid supply including liquid material, a heater operable to heat the liquid material to a temperature sufficient to vaporize the liquid material and form an aerosol, a wick in communication with the liquid material and in communication with the heater such that the wick delivers the liquid material to the heater, at least one air inlet operable to deliver air to a central air passage upstream of the heater, and a mouth end insert having at least two diverging outlets.. .
Altria Client Services Llc

Electronic vapor device for simulating a traditional smoking implement

A method is disclosed comprising detecting negative pressure at a first vapor outlet of an electronic vapor device, causing a vaporizer component to vaporize a vaporizable material to generate a first vapor in response to the negative pressure, providing the first vapor to the first vapor outlet, detecting positive pressure at the first vapor outlet, causing the vaporizer component to vaporize the vaporizable material to generate a second vapor, and providing the second vapor to a second vapor outlet.. .
Lunatech, Llc

Capsule for use with an electronic smoking device

A capsule (6) for use with an electronic smoking device (1) is provided where liquid for atomisation by an electric atomiser is contained within a cavity enclosed by an end wall (50); a lateral wall (50); and a puncturable membrane (34). One or more grooves (54) are provided on the inner face (52) of the lateral wall (50) adjacent the cavity.
Fontem Holdings 1 B.v.

Filter materials and filters made therefrom

The present invention relates to filter material for inclusion in a smoking article, said filter material comprising a base material comprising or made from fibres having a first diameter or mean diameter, and fine fibres having a diameter or mean diameter which is smaller than the first diameter, wherein the filter material comprises more than 10% by weight and/or by volume fine fibres or wherein the diameter or mean diameter of the fine fibres is between about 1.0 μm and about 1.5 μm. The invention also relates to filters or filter elements comprising the filter material, smoking articles comprising the same, and use of the filter material in smoke filtration..
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited

Smoking article

A smoking article comprising a first part moveable relative to a second part, and an indexing mechanism comprising a first indexing surface on the first part, and a second indexing surface on a support element of the second part. The second indexing surface is configured to engage with the first indexing surface to control relative movement between the first part and second part.
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited

Vertical electric cooker and smoker and smoke box

A vertical electric cooker and smoker having lower air intake vents and upper exhaust vents which together create a more balanced flow and distribution of smoke and reduce the operating pressure of the system to allow a much larger load of wood chips to be used without refilling. A smoke box is also provided for holding and properly combusting the larger quantity of wood chips in an oxygen deficient environment.
W.c. Bradley Co.



Smoking topics:
  • Electronic Cigarette
  • Air Suction
  • Contiguous
  • Lactobacillus
  • Streptococcus
  • Enterococcus
  • Probiotics
  • Bifidobacterium
  • Acrylamide
  • Asparagine
  • Chemical Compound
  • Binder Material
  • Cerium Nitrate
  • Copper Nitrate
  • Iron Nitrate


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