Combatting Drug Abuse and Related Crime Comparative Research on the Effectiveness of Socio-Legal Preventive and Control Measures in Different Countries ... Social Defence Research Institute), No. 21.) by Francesco Bruno

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  • Drug abuse,
  • Drug abuse and crime,
  • Drugs of abuse,
  • Criminal provisions,
  • Law and legislation

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