Prevention as a drug addiction activity

Problematic issues of drug addiction are considered. It is emphasized that drug addiction is one of the highest priority problems of our time due to its medical and social consequences. The health consequences of drug use are a growing concern around the world. It is noted that the spread of illicit drug use is becoming a large-scale antisocial phenomenon, which leads to the destruction of physical and moral health of the nation, its gene pool, law and order, intellectual and economic potential of our country.


Some morphological, physiological and biochemical characteristics of the probiotic species of lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus reuteri are presented in the work. This species, according to literature sources, were isolated from the normal human microbiota, other members of the class Mammalia, as well as broilers and sourdough. The study of literature and Internet sources identified the importance of using different strains of L.

Biocompatible Gel-like Forms of Drugs on the Basis of Solutions of Polysaccharide Chitosan with Alcohols

We propose an approach to the preparation of viscoelastic systems based on chitosan without crosslinking agents. It is the formation of an additional network of physical links by introducing a low molecular weight modifier – ethanol or glycerol. It turns out that gelation of chitosan in the solution is accompanied by the formation of additional meshes of physical links, nodes or aggregates of chitosan macromolecules formed in a mixed solvent of acetic acid-water-glycerol or acetic acid-waterethanol.

Priority areas of juvenile drug abuse prevention

Suggested that prevention of drug abuse among minors is a set of legal, social, medical, psychological activities undertaken by public and private agencies at the national and local levels aimed to identify and to eliminate the causes and conditions conducive to the spread and use of drugs, psychotropic substances or their unique, toxic substances, alcohol, prevention and elimination of negative consequences for the body of a minor.

Relevant problems of the pharmaceutical industry transition to the innovative development model

The innovative processes development trends in the global pharmaceutical market and the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine are investigated. It is proved that the pharmaceutical industry of foreign countries is characterized by forming a large diversified innovative manufacturing. The reasons that lead to the development of concentration processes in the area of research and development (R&D) in the pharmacy are analyzed. The main directions of improving innovative activities of the domestic pharmaceutical market entities are identified.

Circumstances to be proof in criminal proceedings in the Investigation of narcotics

The article is devoted to the analysis of the evidences to be proved in criminal proceedings at the time of drug trafficking investigation, psychotropic substances its analogues and precursors orfalsified medicine. Besides, it is determined that the subject of a crime lies within the scope of evidences that must be proved in drug trafficking investigation, envisaged in article 305 of the criminal code of Ukraine. It is admitted that the subject of proof is common for the whole criminal procedure, moreover, it is specified while investigating in every concrete case.

Crime in the determination of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors

Crime in the determination of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, their analogues and precursors. Developed approach for the determination of level of crime in drug trafficking. It was found determinants at the individual level, at the national level and determinants of a global nature that formed outside the state, but it does identify criminogenic environment of drug trafficking in Ukraine.