Knowledge, attitides and policy preferences concerning drugs in Australian society. by Ian McAllister

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Published by Australian Government Publishing Service in Canberra .

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At head of title: Department of Health, Housing, Local Government and Community Services.

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SeriesNational Drug Strategy, National Household Survey report / National Campaign Against Drug Abuse -- vol.2
ContributionsNational Campaign Against Drug Abuse.
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Open LibraryOL15099964M
ISBN 100644327626

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The National Drug Strategy Household Survey series is the data source used to monitor trends and evaluate the progress of the National Drug Strategy. These surveys provide data on behaviour, knowledge and attitudes relating to drug use among young people aged 14 years and over.

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