Drugs and intoxication by David Farrier

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Published by Sweet and Maxwell in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Drugs -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain,
  • Drugs of abuse -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- Criminal provisions,
  • Drunkenness (Criminal law) -- Great Britain,
  • Liquor laws -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical refernces and index.

Book details

Statementby David Farrier.
SeriesModern legal studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKD3460.Z9 F37
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4164816M
ISBN 100421271000, 042127090X
LC Control Number80146551

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