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Textbook of Forensic Pharmacy
Author(s) :C. K. Kokate, S. B. Gokhale

ISBN : 9789381075999
Name : Textbook of Forensic Pharmacy
Price : 325.00
Edition : 2nd Edition
Author/s : C. K. Kokate, S. B. Gokhale
Type : Text Book
Pages : 244
Year of Publication : Rpt. 2018
Publisher : PharmaMed Press/BSPBooks
Binding : Paperback
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About the Book

Forensic Pharmacy is the foundation of the structure on which the sacred profession of Pharmacy has been built up in our Country. It provides much needed legal support, professional backing and ethical strength for the systematic growth of the profession.

Pharmacist as a drug custodian, drug maker, drug counsellor, drug dispenser, drug analyzer, and drug educator has to discharge his duties within the orbit of professional discipline. The profession derives its strength from the legal provisions such as, Acts, Rules, Bill, Orders, and Statutes covered in Forensic Pharmacy, also known as Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence. Besides, historical developments of drug legislations, pharmaceutical ethics, and study of allied legislative pieces constitute core of the subject.

Second Edition of the book is covering added features of pharmaceutical ethics, legislation and profession. This revised edition has eleven more chapters included along with updated information on events of today and Annexures. The text of the book is student-centric. It is explained in lucid manner, which is understandable by an average under-graduate student of pharmacy and allied sciences.


Provided lucid and easily understandable text of the subject for undergraduate students.

Included WTO, GATT and The Indian Patents Act with Amendments.

Included new eleven more chapters along with updated information on events of today and Annexures.


1. General Introduction, 2. History of Drug Legislation and Pharmacy Profession in India, 3. Pharmaceutical Ethics, 4. The Pharmacy Act, 1948, 5. The All India Council for Technical Education Act, 1987, 6. The University Grants Commission (U.G.C.) Act, 1956, 7. The Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954 and Rules, 1955, 8. The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules, 1945, 9. Good Clinical Practice (GCP), 10. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and Rules, 1985, 11. Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act, 1955 and Rules, 1956, 12. The Industries (Development and Regulations) Act, 1952, 13. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 & Rules, 2003, 14. Essential Commodities Act, 1955, 15. Insecticides Act, 1968, 16. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986, 17. Poisons Act, 1919, 18. Shops and Establishments Act, 19. Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, 20. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 and Rules, 1955, 21. National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), 22. National Blood Policy, 23. Pharmaceutical Policy-2002, 24. The Drugs (Price Control) Order (Dpco), 1995, 25. WTO, GATS and The Indian Patents Act, 1970 with Amendments, 26. Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), 27. Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs), 28. List of Prohibited Drugs in India

About the Authors

Prof. (Dr.) Chandrakant Kokate has been associated with various pharmaceutical institutions, industry, Government Statutory Bodies and Councils and Professional organizations for past three and half decades. Currently, he is the Vice-Chancellor of KLE University, Belgaum which has been accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC. He is the first pharmacist in the country to become Vice-Chancellor of an Indian University, Vice-Chancellor of a University of Health Sciences, Hon. Fellow of Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), Chairman of Recruitment Board of RAC for DRDO Laboratories, Hon. Colonel Commandant of Ministry of Defence, Chairman of the Regional Committee of AICTE and Chairman of Peer Team of NAAC.

Prof. Kokate served as President, Pharmacy Council of India and Indian Pharmaceutical Association and Indian Society of Pharmacognosy. He was the President of 50th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, 1998 along with Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association. He was a member of NBA, GATE, AICTE and UGC Committees. He is the recipient of around thirty national and international awards including, all five national awards given at Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC) and three life-time achievement awards.

Prof. Kokate visited more than thirty countries for academic and professional work, chaired several international meetings and events in different parts of globe and has been a visiting Scientist in Germany on invitation by DAAD. He has given large numbers of orations and plenary lectures at both national and international conferences/meetings, published seven books and around 125 research papers in both foreign and Indian journals. He has also guided eighteen students for Ph.D. programme and forty at P.G. level.

Prof. Shivaji.B.Gokhale represents a perfect blend of academician and industrial consultants. He has teaching experience of more than 35 years and he has offered consultancy services to more than 15 pharmaceutical companies in the field of herbal drug cultivation, extraction and evaluation. His contribution as industrial consultant has been widely acclaimed. He has authored 15 books in pharmacy and related disciplines. He is a recipient of Best Teacher Award of Government of Maharashtra. He served as Vice-President of Indian Society of Pharmacognosy.
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