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DOD"s reduced drug control effort: To what extent and why?

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DOD"s reduced drug control effort: To what extent and why?

hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the ... Congress, second session, January 27, 2000

by United States

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Published by [U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, distributor] .
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Open LibraryOL10113056M
ISBN 100160646324
ISBN 109780160646324
OCLC/WorldCa78052495

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