National Drug Strategy
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The costs of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug abuse to Australian society in 2004/05: summary version

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This monograph (monograph no. 66) summarises the total social costs of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use to the Australian community in 2004-05.

Report prepared by David J. Collins, Macquarie University and Helen M Lapsley, University of Queensland and University of New South Wales for the Department of Health and Ageing 2008

The costs of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug abuse to Australian society in 2004/05: summary version (online version)

The costs of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug abuse to Australian society in 2004/05: summary version (PDF 388 KB)

The full report is available at The costs of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug abuse to Australian society in 2004/05

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