Battelle Research Institute/Battelle Laboratories/Battelle--Geneva Laboratories(Battelle Geneva) A major testing laboratory for tobacco companies, performed nicotine addiction research in 1963.
Battelle Research Institute/Battelle Laboratories/Battelle--Geneva Laboratories is a major testing laboratory for tobacco companies (D. Purser 4/22/94). Battelle--Geneva now called RCC? (D. Purser 4/22/94). In 1963, BAT sponsored nicotine addiction research by Battelle Research Institute in Geneva, Switzerland. There were studies by C. Haselbach and O. Libert, completed in 1963. In May 1963, a study was sent to BAT entitled "A Tentative Hypothesis on Nicotine Addiction," which said in part: "(The) body craves for renewed drug intake . . . this unconscious desire explains the addiction of the individual to nicotine" (Source 3/24/94). They also did outside research for Philip Morris and CTR(V. DeNoble 5/26/94). (Source: Multi-State Deposition Team - Identified Individuals May 9, 1997)