Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-10, p. 38-44, ISSN.0361-5693
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-11, p. 52, ISSN.0361-5693
Cigar tubeU.S. Patent 7,571,730 assigned to Blunt Wrap USA Inc., Mandeville, Louisiane, USA. 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...
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-11, p. 54, ISSN.0361-5693
Catalysts to reduce carbon monoxideU.S. Patent 7,569,510 assigned to Philip Morris USA, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Catalysts for the conversion, or oxidation, of carbon monoxide to carbon dioxide. Cigarettes with filters containing the catalysts have acceptable resistance to draw....
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-3, p. 18-23, ISSN.0361-5693
A different futureTobacco can be used for unconventional applications such as medicines or fuel. Does this mean the golden leaf has a future even if people stop smoking? Nobody could deny that some important and promising research is being conducted into alternative...
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-4, p. 20-4, ISSN.0361-5693
Climate ChangeILTD's chief scientist reflects on the impact of global warming on tobacco. While much has been written about whether or not the world is suffering from long-term, irreversible and damaging climate change caused mainly by human activity, fewer column...
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-5, p. 12-7, ISSN.0361-5693
False solutions. The problems with the strategic dialogue on harm reduction0ne of the must important topics in the tobacco industry these days is harm reduction. While even thinking about harm reduction, let alone discussing it or advocating it, used to tank near the top of the list of deadly sins of the anti-tobacco lobby,...
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-6, p. 56-7, ISSN.0361-5693
Reap as you sow. Tobacco seed selection is crucial in cigarette production
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-7, p. 28-30, ISSN.0361-5693
No smoke, lots of mirrors. The debate about electronic cigarettesE-cigarettes are small plastic tubes resembling conventional cigarettes and containing a nicotine-propyleneglycol solution. The tube is heated by a small battery that vaporizes the nicotine that is inhaled by the "smoker." The e-cigarette contains no...
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-7, p. 52, ISSN.0361-5693
Cellulose acetate towU.S. Patent 7,487,720 assigned to Celanese Acetate LLC, Dallas, Texas, USA. A method for baling a cellulose acetate tow is disclosed. The method includes the following steps: laying the cellulose acetate tow into a can; pressing the laid tow with a...
Tob. Reporter, 2009, 136-8, p. 52, ISSN.0361-5693
Flavor capsuleU.S. Patent 7,578,298. Improved delivery of additive materials to cigarettes is provided through the use of one or more capsules containing additive materials, such as flavor components, in the filter section of a cigarette. The sealed capsule or...