A Textbook of Forensic Pharmacy
  by N.K. Jain
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   ISBN 978-81-85731-87-2; 8th Ed. 2014, Rpt 2021; pp.viii+520

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Every pharmacist is supposed to be acquainted with the law relating to drugs and pharmaceuti­cals, and his profession.

    Salient features of the Eight edition include the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Policy, 2012 and Drugs (Price Control) Order 2013, Schedule L1 (GLP), Schedule H1 (Clinical trials), the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and Competition Act, 2002. In addition the subject matter in different chapters has been updated with recent amendments. The Consumer Protection Act, and Right to Information Act are the new legislation relevant to practicing pharmacist. The legislations like The Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, The Factories Act etc. were included. The general principles of Torts and Contract Act have also been included. These aspects although not included in the syllabi of most pharmacy courses yet are much useful even in day-to-day life.

   In view of the recent changes in the Patents Act and its increasing importance in post-GATT scenario, the subject matter has been treated in detail as a separate chapter. A new chapter on the Consumer Protection Act has been added.


1 The Concept of Law
2 The History of Drug Legislation in India
3 The Pharmacy Act
4 The All India Council for Technical Education Act
5 The Drugs and Cosmetics Act and Rules
6 The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Rules
7 The Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act and Rules
8 The Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act and Rules
9 The Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 2013
10 National Pharmaceutical Pricing Policy, 2012
11 The Poisons Act
12 The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act
13 The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act and Rules
14 The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act
15 The Patents Act and Rules
16 The Designs Acts and Rules
17 The Trade Marks Act
18 The Competition Act
19 The Shops and Establishments Act
20 The Standards of Weights and Measures Act
21 The Insecticides Act and Rules
22 The Factories Act
23 The Industries (Development and Regulation) Act
24 The Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions of Service) Act
25 The Indian Contract Act
26 The Elements of Law of Torts
27 The Consumer Protection Act
28 Right To Information Act
29 The Code of Pharmaceutical Ethics
    APPENDIX : Revision Questions