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 Feed unit patent thumbnailFeed unit
A feed unit, for example for feeding components to smoking article assembly apparatus, includes a rotary device having one or more channels (7) adapted to receive components, one on top of another, and one or more pushers (21) associated with each channel. The feed unit also has a track (14) to receive components from outlets of the one or more channels (7) and the rotary device is configured to rotate with respect to the track (14) so that components pass through the channels (7) and are pushed along the track by the pushers (21) for output from the feed unit..
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited


 Feed unit patent thumbnailFeed unit
A feed unit, for example for feeding components (2) to smoking article assembly apparatus, having a stationary guide member (14) and a dispensing unit configured to dispense components (2) into the stationary guide member (14). The dispensing unit has one or more channels (7) to receive components (2) one on top of the other, and each channel (7) has a control gate (12) to apply suction/gaseous flow to control output of components (2) from the channel (7) for onward conveyance through the stationary guide member (14)..
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited


 Feed unit patent thumbnailFeed unit
A feed unit, for example for feeding components to smoking article assembly apparatus. The feed unit has a rotary device having a supply region (4) and one or more channels (7) adapted to receive components from the supply region (4) such that the components are stacked one on top of another within each channel (7).
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited


 Atomizer and electronic smoking device having same patent thumbnailAtomizer and electronic smoking device having same
An exemplary atomizer includes a housing, a conductive part at an end of the housing, a mouthpiece with an air outlet, a liquid chamber, and at least one heating element. The liquid chamber is in the housing and configured for storing tobacco liquid.
Shenzhen First Union Technology Co., Ltd.


 Smoking article patent thumbnailSmoking article
The present invention relates to smoking articles, for example electronic cigarettes (h referred to as “e-cigarettes”), and fluid reservoirs for use therewith or therein. .
Essentra Filter Products Development Co. Pte. Ltd.


 Mouthpiece for smoking pipe patent thumbnailMouthpiece for smoking pipe
A mouthpiece and filter for smoking pipes. This pipe add-on effectively improves the smoking experience by it providing a filter at the end of a standard smoking pipe which filters out ash and other large particulates; and allowing for users to replace the mouthpiece when sharing a single pipe, limiting the transfer of diseases, resulting in a more sanitary experience..

 Growler patent thumbnailGrowler
An improved growler has a lower container portion and upper container portion which can be unscrewed from each other. Once separated, the lower container portion and upper container portion are more easily and effectively cleaned, especially when compared to existing growlers.

 Electronic smoking articles patent thumbnailElectronic smoking articles
An electronic smoking article, a method of manufacturing an electronic smoking article, and a method of achieving a smoking experience without combusting tobacco are disclosed. The electronic smoking article includes an authenticated first section, which includes an aerosol generation unit having at least one heater; an authenticated second section, which includes a power supply operable to apply voltage to the at least one heater for heating a liquid in at least a portion of the aerosol generation unit to form an aerosol; and a conductive ink circuit embedded within the first and second sections, and wherein the power supply and the aerosol generation unit are electrically connected upon joining the first and second sections, and wherein each of the first and second sections has a portion of the conductive ink circuit..
Altria Client Services Llc


 Systems and methods for resin cleaning and sterilizing patent thumbnailSystems and methods for resin cleaning and sterilizing
Systems and methods for resin cleaning are disclosed. In particular, systems and methods are provided for a resin cleaning and sterilizing system that utilizes at least two ultrasonic cleaners.

 Smoking pipe patent thumbnailSmoking pipe
The present invention is directed to a smoking pipe having an elastic body that defines an air passage. Preferably the elastic body is formed of a heat resistant silicone.

Smoking article

A smoking article comprising one or more rod articles, an inner layer extending around the rod articles, and an outer layer extending around the inner layer. The inner and outer layers are integrally formed.
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited

Electronic cigarette and electronic cigarette-based control method

An electronic cigarette and an electronic cigarette-based control method are provided. The electronic cigarette includes an electronic cigarette body, which is provided with multiple atomizers, a battery, a smoking switch, an input module and a microprocessor electrically connected to the input module, the smoking switch, the battery and the atomizers.
Huizhou Kimree Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Branch

Diagnosis of urothelial cancer

The present invention provides a method and a solid state device for identifying the presence of urothelial cancer in a patient comprising assigning the subject to a sub-population according to smoking habits, measuring the level of each biomarker of a panel of biomarkers in one or more samples obtained from the subject; and correlating the measured levels of the panel of biomarkers with the likelihood of the subject having urothelial cancer such that the subject can be classified as having urothelial cancer or as being a control.. .
Randox Laboratories Ltd.

Smoking article pack

A smoking article pack has an openable enclosure with a partial vacuum therein. The smoking article also has a support member for smoking articles, the support member being located within the enclosure..
British American Tobacco (investments) Limited

Compositions for delivering a cooling sensation

Disclosed herein are compositions comprising combinations of one or more cooling agents with additional cooling agents, inactive drug ingredients, food additives, antimicrobials, corticosteroids, compounds known to be used in the production of home, personal care, and pet care products, and smokable materials. Further disclosed are foodstuffs, medicaments, personal care products, home products, pet care products, warming compositions, probiotic supplements and smoking articles produced by incorporating the disclosed combinations..
Senomyx, Inc.

Methods for reducing the occurrence of preterm delivery and other pregnancy-related conditions

The present invention relates to methods and kits for reducing the occurrence of preterm delivery and other pregnancy-related conditions in pregnant female subjects exhibiting one or more risk factors for preterm delivery and other pregnancy-related conditions. For example, the present invention relates to methods for reducing the occurrence of preterm delivery in a pregnant female subject having no history of preterm delivery and exhibiting one or more risk factors for preterm delivery (e.g., smoking during pregnancy).
Lumara Health Ip, Ltd.

Electronic smoking device with mouthpiece

An electronic cigarette allows for replacing a spent liquid capsule or container with a new capsule, without requiring the user to touch the spent capsule. A capsule is positioned on a capsule seat on or in the housing of the electronic cigarette.
Fontem Holdings 1 B.v.

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 smoking device

An electronic smoking (1) device comprises a housing (2), control electronics (14) and a puff detector (18). The housing (2) accommodates a battery (10) as an electric power source powering an electrically heatable atomizer (20) comprising an electric heater (22) and adapted to atomize a liquid supplied from a reservoir (6) to provide an aerosol exiting from the atomizer (20).
Fontem Holdings 1 B.v.

Apparatus comprising a tipping paper suction drum

Apparatus comprising a tipping paper suction drum (10) adapted to receive a web (13) of tipping paper which is cut on the tipping paper suction drum to form successive patches (8) of tipping paper for wrapping smoking articles. The tipping paper suction drum is adapted to rotate at a speed greater than the speed at which the web of tipping paper is fed onto the tipping paper suction drum such that spaces are formed between the cut patches of tipping paper.
Tobacco Research And Development Institute (proprietary) Limited

Electronic 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.



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  • Streptococcus
  • Enterococcus
  • Probiotics
  • Bifidobacterium
  • Acrylamide
  • Asparagine
  • Chemical Compound
  • Binder Material
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  • Copper Nitrate
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