Tobacco control in Sweden
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Published by National Board of Health and Welfare in Stockholm .
Written in English



  • Sweden


  • Tobacco use -- Sweden -- Prevention.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Barbara Fleetwood.
ContributionsFleetwood, Barbara., Sweden. Socialstyrelsen.
LC ClassificationsHV5770.S95 T62 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1911499M
LC Control Number90117861

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