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2 edition of Drugs and civil liberties. found in the catalog.

Drugs and civil liberties.

National Council for Civil Liberties (Great Britain)

Drugs and civil liberties.

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Published by National Council for Civil Liberties in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug control -- Great Britain.,
    • Drug addiction -- Great Britain.,
    • Drug Abuse.,
    • Drug and Narcotic Control.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 21-22.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p.
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5639765M
      LC Control Number68069520

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