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9038644 Method of applying phase transition materials to semi-porous, flexible substrates used to control gas permeability  
Method of applying phase transition substance to impart reduced ignition propensity to a smoking article comprising a tobacco column and a wrapper surrounding the tobacco column and having a...
8973589 Embossing techniques  
An embossing apparatus for applying an embossing pattern to a wrapper for a smoking article, the embossing apparatus configured so as to act to at least partially minimize the reduction, in at...
8950409 Synthesis and incorporation of high-temperature ammonia-release agents in lit-end cigarettes  
A tobacco smoking mixture and/or a cigarette wrapper with high-temperature ammonia-release agents therein are provided, wherein the high-temperature ammonia-release agents are present in an amount...
8944075 Smoking article wrapper  
A smoking article such as a cigarette 1 has a wrapper in the form of a tube 5 that has lines of weakness 10 formed e.g. by laser cutting on the inside to define an array of visually discernable...
8944073 Method and apparatus for preparing a finished tobacco product including an attached outer pre-rolled sheet and inner shell  
A finished tobacco product is formed by an inner shell and attached outer pre-rolled sheet where the inner shell has a means to open an interior volume to add selected tobacco filler material.
8939155 Oil-resistant filter wrapper paper  
A filter wrapper paper for a smoking article is shown, the paper having a content of long-fiber pulp of at least 30 wt %, preferably at least 40 wt %, relative to the pure fiber mass of the paper....
8939156 Banded papers, smoking articles and methods  
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions comprise starch, an anti-wrinkling agent...
8925556 Banded papers, smoking articles and methods  
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions comprise starch, an anti-wrinkling agent...
8915255 Smoking article with heat resistant sheet material  
A smoking article includes a sheet material comprising a fibrous layer formed of cellulosic fibers and at least 50% by weight of inorganic filler material having a particle size in range of from...
8905043 Banded papers, smoking articles and methods  
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions comprise starch, an anti-wrinkling agent...
8905040 Electronic cigarette having a paper label  
Generally described, the he present disclosure relates to an electronic cigarette intended to more effectively simulate the feel of a traditional cigarette. In one illustrative embodiment, the...
8875715 Electronic cigarette having a flexible and soft configuration  
Generally described, the present disclosure relates to an electronic cigarette intended to more effectively simulate the feel of a traditional cigarette. In one illustrative embodiment, the...
8869803 Method and apparatus for preparing a finished tobacco product including special form casings and sheet configurations  
A finished tobacco product is formed by a set of pre-rolled sheets. In one embodiment a form casing is used which includes at least two portions—a non-smokable portion along with a container...
8869805 Free air burning smoking articles with reduced ignition proclivity characteristics  
Smoking articles having reduced ignition proclivity characteristics are disclosed. Smoking articles include a paper wrapper that is treated with a film-forming composition. The film-forming...
8863757 Smoking articles with reduced ignition proclivity characteristics  
A process for reducing the permeability of a paper wrapper used in the construction of a smoking article is disclosed. The paper wrapper is treated with a film-forming composition that forms...
8863750 Filter cigarillo  
A cigarillo includes a tobacco rod including a tobacco cut filler circumscribed by an inner binder, a filter adjacent to the tobacco rod, a band of tipping paper circumscribing the filter, and an...
8852350 Smoking article and apparatus and process for manufacturing a smoking article  
A smoking article, and a method and apparatus for producing a smoking article, in which a web material containing an adsorbent material such as activated carbon and a stabilized flavorant such as...
8844540 Banded papers, smoking articles and methods  
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions comprise starch, an anti-wrinkling agent...
8839800 Tobacco product  
A tobacco product produced by wrapping cut tobacco with a pouch or a cigarette paper, wherein the pouch or the cigarette paper has an inner layer and an outer layer, and a paper of the outer layer...
8833377 Banded papers, smoking articles and methods  
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions comprise starch, an anti-wrinkling agent...
8807144 Wrappers for smoking articles having reduced diffusion leading to reduced ignition proclivity characteristics  
Smoking articles having reduced ignition proclivity characteristics are disclosed. The smoking articles include a wrapper comprising cellulosic fibers and a filler. In accordance with the present...
8807140 Electronic cigarette configured to simulate the texture of the tobacco rod and cigarette paper of a traditional cigarette  
The present disclosure generally relates to electronic cigarette components. As will be disclosed, an electronic cigarette may have a flexible conduit, texture layer, and outer wrapper. The...
8783266 Tobacco product  
A tobacco product is formed by rolling moistened tobacco leaves about a cylindrical form casing and allowing the leaves to dry to form a shell. After the form casing is removed a consumer can fill...
8733370 Banded papers, smoking articles and methods  
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions comprise starch, an anti-wrinkling agent...
8720451 Wrapper for a smoking article  
A wrapper (16) for a smoking article filter, the wrapper comprising at least one aperture (20) and an additional strengthening material (22) around the at least one aperture. A filter for a...
8707967 Banded papers, smoking articles and methods  
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions comprise starch, an anti-wrinkling agent...
8701682 Banded paper, smoking article and method  
A cigarette wrapper includes transversely extending banded regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The banded regions are applied in a single application of an aqueous...
8701681 Use of oxyhydroxide compounds in cigarette paper for reducing carbon monoxide in the mainstream smoke of a cigarette  
Cigarette paper, methods for making cigarettes and methods for smoking cigarettes are provided, which involve the use of an oxyhydroxide compound that is capable of decomposing to form at least...
8678016 Low sidestream smoke cigarette with combustible paper  
A low sidestream smoke cigarette comprises a conventional tobacco rod, and a combustible treatment paper having a sidestream smoke treatment composition. The treatment composition comprises in...
8646463 Gravure-printed, banded cigarette paper  
A cigarette and cigarette paper have a plurality of multilayer bands formed by printing a highly viscous aqueous film-forming composition. After heating the composition to lower its viscosity, the...
8646464 Treated areas on a wrapper for reducing the ignition proclivity characteristics of a smoking article  
Smoking articles having reduced ignition proclivity characteristics are disclosed. The smoking articles include a paper wrapper containing cellulosic fibers and filler particles. The paper...
8640713 Ventilating sheath for smoking article  
A sheath for a smoking article, such as a filter cigarette, including an exterior sheath (5) that provides a ventilation structure which has a reduced possibility of occlusion, and which also...
8631803 Tobacco powder supported catalyst particles  
Cut filler compositions, cigarettes, methods for making cut filler compositions and cigarettes, and methods for treating mainstream tobacco smoke of cigarettes are provided that use catalyst...
8616220 Intermediate wrapper and method of making  
A tobacco product is formed by perforated cigar or shell, the shell comprising a sheet of material with an intermediate sheet, the sheet comprising tobacco leaves and/or homogenized tobacco paper....
8616219 Filter for a smoking article  
A filter (3) for a smoking article (1) comprises one or more segments (4a, 4b, 4c) of filtration media and a substantially transparent wrapper (5). The one or more filter segments (4a, 4b, 4c) and...
8590542 Smoking article with thermoresilient design and methods of producing the same  
A smoking article can comprise a rod of smoking material enclosed in a wrapper wherein the wrapper is provided with a design which comprises thermoresilient material.
8578944 Method of making a tobacco product  
A tobacco product is formed by rolling a sheet of material supplied by a roll or rolls (e.g. moistened tobacco leaves) and/or homogenized sheet tobacco about a slit mandrel to form a shaped tube....
8555897 Method of making a cigarette and method of reducing cytotoxicity in tobacco smoke  
A tobacco smoking mixture including an ammonia-release compound adapted to be formed into a lit-end cigarette is provided. The ammonia-release compound is incorporated in or on tobacco cut filler...
8469038 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...
8443812 Smoking articles having reduced carbon monoxide delivery  
The present invention is directed to smoking articles having reduced carbon monoxide delivery are described. A carbon monoxide reducing agent is incorporated into the smoking article in order to...
8418698 Tobacco product  
A tobacco product is formed by rolling moistened tobacco leaves about a cylindrical form casing and allowing the leaves to dry to form a shell. After the form casing is removed a consumer can fill...
8397779 Rod wrappers  
This invention relates to a material application system for applying material to a wrapper. The material application system comprises a material applicator means and an electronic application...
8393335 Smoking article and method  
A smoking article provides one or more sheets of material that can be rolled to a tube or shell or tube-like shape and then packaged in an unfilled or partially filled condition, one end portion...
8356607 Smoking article and method of manufacturing same, and method of manufacturing carbon monoxide reducing agent  
A smoking article includes a carbon monoxide reducing agent including particles including a calcium aluminate represented by the formula (CaO)m(Al2O3)n, where 1/6≦m/n≦4/1, wherein the particles...
8353301 Smoking articles having reduced carbon monoxide delivery  
The present invention is directed to smoking articles having reduced carbon monoxide delivery are described. A carbon monoxide reducing agent is incorporated into the smoking article in order to...
8337664 Method and apparatus for making slit-banded wrapper using moving orifices  
A method and apparatus of manufacturing a web which is striped with add-on material, comprising: a first slurry supply which forms a sheet of base web and moves the sheet along a first path; a...
8302612 Low ignition propensity cigarette paper  
A cigarette paper of the present invention includes a base cigarette paper and a plurality of combustion-suppressing regions provided, spaced apart from each other, on one surface of the base...
8291919 Method of making a custom cigar  
A tobacco product is formed by perforated cigar or shell, the shell comprising a sheet of material with an intermediate sheet, the sheet comprising tobacco leaves and/or homogenized tobacco paper....
8267096 Low sidestream smoke cigarette with combustible paper  
A low sidestream smoke cigarette comprises a conventional tobacco rod, and a combustible treatment paper having a sidestream smoke treatment composition. The treatment composition comprises in...
8241460 Method and apparatus for manufacturing cigarette wrapping paper  
Web to be formed into wrapping paper is applied with combustion inhibitor and then dried. Water is applied onto the entire surface of the opposite side to the combustion-inhibitor applied side of...