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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Rockville, MD, [Washington, D.C .
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  • Drugs and employment -- Research -- United States.,
  • Drug abuse -- Research -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditors, Steven W. Gust ... [et al.].
SeriesDHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 91-1730, Research monograph ;, 100, NIDA research monograph ;, 100.
ContributionsGust, Steven W., National Institute on Drug Abuse.
LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.D7 D748 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <2 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1813415M
LC Control Number89603051

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