Adolescent substance abuse in Connecticut
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Adolescent substance abuse in Connecticut hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs, and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on reviewing the issue of substance abuse ... March 20, 1989, New Haven, CT. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism.

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  • Connecticut.


  • Teenagers -- Substance use -- Connecticut.,
  • Substance abuse -- Connecticut.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-229
LC ClassificationsKF26 .L2733 1989c
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1813534M
LC Control Number89603178

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