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  • Drug control -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Drug control -- International cooperation -- Congresses.,
  • Drug traffic -- Congresses.

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Other titlesUS international drug control policy.
Statementprepared for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session.
SeriesS. prt -- 103-58.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 42 p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14698947M

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