Poppers, A New Recreational Drug Craze*

@article{Israelstam1978PoppersAN,
  title={Poppers, A New Recreational Drug Craze*},
  author={S. Israelstam and S. Lambert and G. Oki},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1978},
  volume={23},
  pages={493 - 495}
}
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