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Published by Stanford Environmental Law Society in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Smoking -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJanet Feldman ... [et al.].
ContributionsFeldman, Janet.
LC ClassificationsKF3812 .L4
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p. ;
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4127717M
LC Control Number80100812

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