New Juul patent application hints at AI-powered vape to help users quit nicotine

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Juul has applied for a patent regarding a device, supposedly powered by artificial intelligence, that the company says could help users quit nicotine by restricting daily consumption and gradually weaning them off the product. The e-cigarette company applied for the patent last summer, and the application was recently made public, according to The Logic.

The patent application describes a device that would work “in communication” with a vaporizer (used to vape nicotine) and would alternate nicotine and a similar, non-nicotine product, such as citric acid, to gradually reduce the user’s nicotine intake. According to the application, a “controller may apply machine learning to adjust delivery of nicotine and/or non-nicotine vaporizable…

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