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Adolescent drinking: the role of designer drinks. / MacKintosh, A.; Hastings, G.; Hughes, K.; Wheeler, Colin; Watson, J.; Inglis, J.

In: Health Education, Vol. 97, No. 6, 1997, p. 213-224.

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MacKintosh, A, Hastings, G, Hughes, K, Wheeler, C, Watson, J & Inglis, J 1997, 'Adolescent drinking: the role of designer drinks', Health Education, vol. 97, no. 6, pp. 213-224. https://doi.org/10.1108/09654289710186716

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MacKintosh, A., Hastings, G., Hughes, K., Wheeler, C., Watson, J., & Inglis, J. (1997). Adolescent drinking: the role of designer drinks. Health Education, 97(6), 213-224. https://doi.org/10.1108/09654289710186716

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MacKintosh A, Hastings G, Hughes K, Wheeler C, Watson J, Inglis J. Adolescent drinking: the role of designer drinks. Health Education. 1997;97(6):213-224. https://doi.org/10.1108/09654289710186716

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MacKintosh, A. ; Hastings, G. ; Hughes, K. ; Wheeler, Colin ; Watson, J. ; Inglis, J. / Adolescent drinking: the role of designer drinks. In: Health Education. 1997 ; Vol. 97, No. 6. pp. 213-224.

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