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Street drug analysis and its social and clinical implications

by International Symposia on Alcohol and Drug Addiction Toronto, Ont. 1973.

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Published by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drugs -- Analysis -- Congresses.,
  • Drug adulteration -- Congresses.,
  • Drug abuse -- Congresses.,
  • Youth -- Drug use -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joan A. Marshman.
    ContributionsMarshman, Joan A., Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC92 .I57 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5072195M
    ISBN 100888680007
    LC Control Number74081878

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