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Cocaine 1980 Proceedings of the Interamerican Seminar on Medical and Sociological Aspects of Coca and Cocaine by Interamerican Seminar on Medical and Sociological Aspects of Coca and Cocaine (1979 Lima, Peru)

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Published by [s.n.] in Lima, Peru .
Written in English


  • Cocaine -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.,
  • Cocaine -- Toxicology -- Congresses.,
  • Cocaine abuse -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementeditor, F.R. Jerí.
ContributionsJerí, F. R.
LC ClassificationsQP801.C68 I58 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2915819M
LC Control Number84147790

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