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Suggested citation: National Research Council (2001), Informing America’s Policy on Illegal Drugs: What We Don’t Know Keeps Hurting Us. Committee on Data and Research for Policy on Illegal Drugs. Charles F.Manski, John V.Pepper, and Carol V.Petrie, editors. Committee on Law and Justice and Committee on National Statistics. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Informing America’s policy on illegal drugs: what we don’t know keeps hurting us/Charles F.Manski, John V.Pepper, and Carol V.Petrie, editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-07273-5 (cloth)

1. Narcotics, Control of—United States—Evaluation. 2. Drug traffic—Research—United States. 3. Drug abuse—Research—United States. 4. Drug abuse—United States—Prevention—Evaluation. 5. Evaluation research (Social action programs) —United States. I. Manski, Charles F. II. Pepper, John, 1964– III. Petrie, Carol.

HV5825 .I547 2001

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2001003168

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