Cocaine treatment early results from various approaches : report to congressional requesters by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .

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  • Cocaine abuse -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- United States.,
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment -- United States.

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Other titlesEarly results from various approaches.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination34 p.
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL15444129M

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