The Australian illicit drug guide

every person"s guide to illicit drugs--their use, effects and history, treatment options and legal penalties by Campbell, Andrew

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [482]-539.

Other titlesIllicit drug guide
Statementby Andrew Campbell.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
LC ClassificationsHV5840.A8 C36 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 547 p. :
Number of Pages547
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3532178M
ISBN 101863953620
LC Control Number2001430289

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