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 Tablettable chewing gums patent thumbnailTablettable 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 patent thumbnailElectronic 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 patent thumbnailElectronic 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 patent thumbnailElectronic 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 patent thumbnailSmoking 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailSmoking 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 patent thumbnailMint-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 patent thumbnailOutdoor 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 patent thumbnailVoice 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.

Electronic cigarette

This electronic cigarette comprises: —a heating element able to vapourize a substrate during a smoking period; —means for measuring an approximation of a characteristic of the voltage across the terminals of the heating element during this smoking period, said approximation being measured across the terminals of a circuit no component of which exhibits intrinsic characteristics not disturbed by the inhalations; —means of estimating an approximation of said characteristic of the voltage across the terminals of the heating element in the absence of inhalation during said smoking period; means of calculating an intensity representative of the intensity of the inhalations during said smoking period on the basis of an integration of the difference between said approximations during said smoking period; and—means of estimating the said quantity of substrate vapourized by the heating element at least on the basis of said intensity.. .
Jt International S.a.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) method, system and application

A cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) method, system and application for treating disorders/conditions such as e.g., insomnia, smoking cessation, alcohol addiction, depression, and nightmares, among others.. .
Zansors Llc

Electronic cigarette, data processing apparatus, measuring smoking amount and smoking management system employing the same

Disclosed are an electronic cigarette, a data processing apparatus, a method for measuring a smoking amount, and a smoking management system using the same. The electronic cigarette may comprise: a power unit to supply power, a liquid container to contain liquid, a heater to generate heat using power supplied from the power unit to evaporate the liquid contained in the liquid container, a sensor unit including a current sensor to measure a current supplied to the heater, a controller to collect information measured by the sensor unit, and a communication unit to transmit the information collected by the controller to a data processing apparatus..
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

Pre-rolled smoking paper stuffer

A pre-rolled smoking paper stuffer has a chimney which includes a separator wall bin, converging guide, cradle, tip spacer, and base walls and an extractor base which includes an extractor block, alignment block, and tip pusher. A smoking paper can be inserted into the cradle.

Testing stand with thumping assembly

A testing device is provided which can provide a testing force to smoking articles of various types, in order to determine if ash breakage is appropriate or if the heating element of a heat not burn smoking article becomes loose under normal working conditions.. .
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Smoking article with a valve

A smoking article is provided, including a combustible heat source having opposed front and rear faces; one or more airflow channels extending from the front face to the rear face of the combustible heat source; an aerosol-forming substrate downstream of the rear face of the combustible heat source; and a thermostatic bimetal valve located between the rear face of the combustible heat source and the aerosol-forming substrate, wherein the thermostatic bimetal valve is arranged to deform from a first position, in which the valve substantially prevents or inhibits fluid communication between the one or more airflow channels and the aerosol-forming substrate, to a second position, in which the one or more airflow channels and the aerosol-forming substrate are in fluid communication, when the thermostatic bimetal valve is heated to above a threshold temperature.. .
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Heat generation segment for an aerosol-generation system of a smoking article

A fuel element adapted for use in a smoking article is provided, the fuel element including a combustible carbonaceous material in an amount of at least 25% by dry weight, based on the weight of the fuel element, and a particulate ignition aid dispersed throughout the fuel element and selected from ceramic particles, cellulose particles, fullerenes, impregnated activated carbon particles, inorganic salts, and combinations thereof, wherein the average particle size of the ignition aid is less than about 1,000 microns. Also provided are elongate smoking articles having a lighting end and an opposed mouth end, and including the above-noted fuel element configured for ignition of the lighting end..
R.j. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Beverage container-mounted holder for smoking products

A holder for an elongated smoking product comprises a base portion and a cradle portion connected to said base portion; the base portion further comprises a generally vertical recess defined within the base portion; wherein the cradle is capable of receiving and supporting the elongated smoking product; and wherein the recess is capable of receiving therewithin an end of a generally cylindrical drink container such that the holder is releasably fixed to the generally cylindrical drink container.. .

Bitter taste modifiers including substituted 1-benzyl-3-(1-(isoxazol-4-ylmethyl)-1h-pyrazol-4-yl)imidazolidine-2,4-diones and compositions thereof

The present invention includes compounds and compositions known to modify the perception of bitter taste, and combinations of said compositions and compounds with additional compositions, compounds, and products. Exemplary compositions comprise one or more of the following: cooling agents; inactive drug ingredients; active pharmaceutical ingredients; food additives or foodstuffs; flavorants, or flavor enhancers; food or beverage products; bitter compounds; sweeteners; bitterants; sour flavorants; salty flavorants; umami flavorants; plant or animal products; compounds known to be used in pet care products; compounds known to be used in personal care products; compounds known to be used in home products; pharmaceutical preparations; topical preparations; cannabis-derived or cannabis-related products; compounds known to be used in oral care products; beverages; scents, perfumes, or odorants; compounds known to be used in consumer products; silicone compounds; abrasives; surfactants; warming agents; smoking articles; fats, oils, or emulsions; and/or probiotic bacteria or supplements..
Senomyx, Inc.

Article 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.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.

Electronic cigarette oil vaporization method, electronic cigarette control circuit, and electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette oil vaporization method, an electronic cigarette control circuit, and an electronic cigarette are provided. The method includes: a smoking switch generating according to a user's operation a trigger signal; a microcontroller module receiving the trigger signal and according to same, turning on one of a plurality of vaporization control switches electrically connected to the microcontroller module; a heating wire electrically connected to the activated vaporization control switch vaporizing the electronic cigarette oil to supply smoke to a user to take in..
Huizhou Kimree Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Branch

Low temperature electronic vaporization device and methods

Low temperature electronic vaporization devices and method are described herein for emulating smoking wherein the devices generate an aerosol for inhalation by a subject by heating a viscous material that can have a tactile response in the mouth or respiratory tract.. .

Electronic cigarette case and information acquisition method

An electronic cigarette case and an information acquisition method are provided. The electronic cigarette case includes: a case body; a microcontroller arranged inside said case body; a trigger module, used for generating a trigger signal, being arranged on said case body; said trigger module being connected to said microcontroller; said microcontroller being used for acquiring, according to said trigger signal, a user smoking signal from the electronic cigarette; a gps transmission module connected to said microcontroller and used for transmitting said user smoking information to a preset database..
Huizhou Kimree Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Branch

Clinical interface

A system and device for collecting and delivering smoker statistics to an external storage device that accurately describe a smoker's smoking habits.. .
Fontem Holdings 4 B.v.

Multi-functional biomass and other combustibles stove

A multi-fuel & multi-purpose fired stove which includes a burn chamber with an adjustable vertical or reciprocating grate (34) that allows for variable fuel delivery having a modular grill chamber 131, modular biomass/bio char bins (11), modular chimney composed of glass, steel or other types of chimney material 121. The multi-purpose stove is design for detachable or permanent fixtures used for a variety of purposes such as, heating, thermoelectrically generation, production of wood gas, distillation, dehydration of organic materials, and smoking of organic materials.

Pocket smoking pipe

A pocket pipe having a handle and a pipe is provided. The handle includes a first elongated side portion and a second elongated side portion disposed opposite of one another and defining a pipe cavity therebetween.

Hookah smoking device

A hookah smoking device includes a loading unit, a filtering unit, and a connecting mechanism. The connecting mechanism includes at least one first connecting unit provided at the loading unit and at least one second connecting unit provided at the filtering unit, wherein the first connecting unit and the second connecting unit are magnetically coupled with each other to detachably couple the loading unit at the filtering unit.
Nignbo Hookah Artware Co., Ltd.

Solvent for electronic cigarette liquid and an electronic cigarette liquid

The present invention provides a solvent for electronic cigarette liquid, comprising sorbitol. In the present invention, sorbitol is used as the solvent for electronic cigarette liquid.
Kimree Hi-tech Inc.

Method of manufacturing a smokable cannabis product

A method of manufacturing a smokable cannabis product allows for the thorough processing of a quantity of raw cannabis leaves into a quantity of cured cannabis leaves. The quantity of cured cannabis leaves is then separated into lamina and a plurality of remainder plant parts.



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