Drug use among adolescents in Prince Edward Island
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Drug use among adolescents in Prince Edward Island by Arnold J. Love

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Published by Addiction Foundation of Prince Edward Island in [Charlottetown] .
Written in English


  • Drug abuse -- Prince Edward Island,
  • Adolescence,
  • Drugs and youth -- Prince Edward Island

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsKillorn, Leo H., Addiction Foundation of Prince Edward Island
LC ClassificationsHV5840.C22 L69, HV5840C22 P756
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 210 leaves :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20110879M

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