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Drug abuse in Scotland.

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Scottish Affairs Committee

Drug abuse in Scotland.

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Scottish Affairs Committee

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Incorporating HCP 662-i/viii inclusive, of 1992/93 session.

SeriesReport / Scottish Affairs Committee. Session 1993-94 -- 1st, (HC). (1993-94) -- 62-III, House of Commons papers -- 62-III.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, p. 1-214 ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22222248M
ISBN 100102946949

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