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(1) The Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (as well as the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol) and its online versions are copyrighted by Alcohol Research Documentation (ARD), Inc., and are protected under U.S. and international copyright laws and conventions. Authorized users (paid subscribers and nonsubscribers paying for individual articles) may download, print, or store .pdf articles for individual, noncommerical uses only.

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