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Drugs and the cities

the federal response : hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, June 30, 1992.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Drug control -- United States.,
    • Drug abuse and crime -- United States.,
    • Crime prevention -- United States.,
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention.,
    • Drug abuse counseling -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .N3 1992a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1464761M
      ISBN 10016039449X
      LC Control Number93123802
      OCLC/WorldCa27359689


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