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Production and abuse of opiates in the Far East

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Public Health and Environment.

Production and abuse of opiates in the Far East

a report.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Public Health and Environment.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • East Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Narcotics.,
    • Drug abuse -- East Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: Committee print.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.F3 U5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5739685M
      LC Control Number70614884

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