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Harm reduction national and international perspectives

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc. in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English


  • Drug abuse -- Prevention,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention,
  • Harm reduction

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by James A. Inciardi and Lana D. Harrison.
ContributionsInciardi, James A., Harrison, Lana D.
LC ClassificationsHV5801 .H335 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL390553M
ISBN 100761906878, 0761906886
LC Control Number98058136

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