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Drug misuse declared

Malcolm Ramsay

Drug misuse declared

results of the 1994 British Crime Survey

by Malcolm Ramsay

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Published by Home Office in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A Research and Statistics Directorate report.

Statementby Malcolm Ramsay and Andrew Percy.
SeriesHome Office research study -- no.151
ContributionsPercy, Andrew., Great Britain. Home Office. Research and Statistics Directorate., British Crime Survey.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,131 p. :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16244434M
ISBN 101858936284

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