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Drug abuse in Maine the needs of special populations, the costs, and the geographical distribution of services, programs, and funding : a report to the 113th Maine State Legislature

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Published by The Committee in Augusta, ME .
Written in English



  • Maine.


  • Drug abuse -- Maine.,
  • Alcoholism -- Maine.

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Edition Notes

Statementsubmitted by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Planning Committee.
ContributionsMaine. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Planning Committee.
LC ClassificationsHV5831.M2 D78 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2497893M
LC Control Number87623088

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