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Consumer protection in the States.

H. Clyde Reeves

Consumer protection in the States.

by H. Clyde Reeves

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Published by Council of State Governments in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Consumer protection -- United States -- States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Prepared by H. Clyde Reeves]
      ContributionsCouncil of State Governments.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS308 .C63 no. 19
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 39 p.
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5317042M
      LC Control Number72147129

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