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How to Run a Drug Cartel

by Tom Wainwright

Hardcover, 336 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $26.99 |


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An assessment of the multi-billion-dollar international drug industry examines its dynamics from a business perspective to consider how it might be more appropriately countered through strategic understandings of supply and demand, research and development, and human resources. 25,000 first printing.

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