Legal highs and the challenges for policy makers
Article first published online: 19 MAR 2010
© 2010 The Authors, Addiction © 2010 Society for the Study of Addiction
Volume 105, Issue 10, pages 1685–1687, October 2010
How to Cite
WINSTOCK, A. R. and RAMSEY, J. D. (2010), Legal highs and the challenges for policy makers. Addiction, 105: 1685–1687. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.02934.x
- Issue published online: 15 SEP 2010
- Article first published online: 19 MAR 2010
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