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7 edition of Drug legalization found in the catalog.

Drug legalization

a pro/con issue

by Jennifer Lawler

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Published by Enslow in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Drug legalization -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Drug abuse.,
    • Drug legalization.

    • About the Edition

      Provides an overview of legal and illegal drugs and their history of use in the United States and supporting arguments for the status quo as well as for decriminalization.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.

      StatementJennifer Lawler.
      SeriesHot pro/con issues
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .L378 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL372405M
      ISBN 100766011976
      LC Control Number98034043

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