Handbook of drug abuse information 2005-2009 by A. I. Bandara

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Published by Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Research Division, National Dangerous Drugs Control Board, Ministry of Defence in Rajagiriya .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Drug control,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Statistics

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Other titlesHandbook of drug abuse information 2010
Statementcompiled by A.I. Bandara, Bhadrani Senanayake
ContributionsSri Lanka. National Dangerous Drugs Control Board. Treatment, Rehabilitation and Research Division
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5840.S72 H3613 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24817621M
ISBN 109789559137276
LC Control Number2010347741

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