Mass Media Conference on Drug Abuse Prevention proceedings, Karachi, May 22-24, 1984. by Mass Media Conference on Drug Abuse Prevention (1984 Karachi, Pakistan)

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Published by Pakistan Narcotics Control Board in Islamabad .

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  • Drug abuse -- Pakistan -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
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ContributionsPakistan Narcotics Control Board.
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LC ClassificationsHV5840.P18 M36 1984
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Paginationviii, 415 p. :
Number of Pages415
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LC Control Number85931213

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