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Shocking new facts about marijuana

Wilkerson, Don.

Shocking new facts about marijuana

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Published by Revell in Old Tappan, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Youth -- Drug use -- United States.,
    • Marijuana.,
    • Marijuana -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Rev. ed. published as: Marijuana. 1983.

      Other titlesMarijuana.
      StatementDon Wilkerson.
      SeriesSpire books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5824.Y68 W54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p. ;
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4423108M
      ISBN 100800783840
      LC Control Number79027614
      OCLC/WorldCa5941719


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