Seminar on Drug Control in the Americas.

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Pan American Health Organization , Washington
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Series[Pan American Health Organization] Scientific publication no. 225, Publicaciones científicas (Washington, D.C.) ;, no. 225.
LC ClassificationsRA10 .P252 no. 225, HD9665.1 .P252 no. 225
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 159 p.
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Open LibraryOL5341151M
LC Control Number72194996

Peter H. Smith is Simón Bolívar Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of California at San Diego. He is the editor of Drug Policy in the Americas (Westview, ).Format: Paperback.

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In the Organization of American States (OAS) turned to a new approach: the Transformative Scenarios process. The extraordinary public evolution of hemispheric drug policy that has.

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Debates over the use and abuse of drugs, the laws controlling drugs in this country, and the question of whether or not certain drugs should be legally available have inflamed Americans since the 19th-century, and continue to flourish as America attempts to rage its war on drugs.

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