Organized crime and cocaine trafficking

record of hearing IV, November 27-29, 1984, Washington, D.C.

Publisher: The Commission in [Washington, D.C.?]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 726 Downloads: 388
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  • Cocaine industry -- United States.,
  • Organized crime -- United States.,
  • Drug control -- United States.,
  • Drug abuse and crime -- United States.

Edition Notes

StatementPresident"s Commission on Organized Crime.
ContributionsUnited States. President"s Commission on Organized Crime., United States. President"s Commission on Organized Crime.
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LC ClassificationsHV5810 .U56 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 726 p. :
Number of Pages726
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2665425M
LC Control Number85602977

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