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epidemic of teenage drug use joint hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs, and Criminal Justice of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight and the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth, and Families of the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, September 26, 1996. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs, and Criminal Justice.

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  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Teenagers -- Drug use -- United States.,
  • Youth -- Drug use -- United States.,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Drug control -- United States.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth, and Families.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .G6688 1996c
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 127 p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL774415M
ISBN 100160542928
LC Control Number97174750
OCLC/WorldCa36950139

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