MODULE 1 – DRUG ADDICTION
In Drug Addiction module scholars would understand the basic difference between legal and illegal drugs. Addiction of drugs can lead to criminal behavior and this module would help the scholars in understanding the causes behind the drug addiction and its legal aspects. Sign and withdrawal symptoms related to numerous drugs will also be discussed.
MODULE 2 – DRUGS AND CRIMES
Addiction of drugs can lead to criminal behavior and activities. The uses of illegal drugs is frequently associated with homicide, rape, theft, serious assault, burglary, motor vehicle offenses with hazardous penalties, arson etc. In this module, the role of drug would be taught to the students. The minute details drug problems and related crime, non-violent crimes, violent crimes, drug problem in India- Cannabis and Poppy.
MODULE 3 – CLASSIFICATION OF DRUGS
Classification of drug, as the name itself signifies how to deal with various types of drugs as Sedatives, Miscellaneous, Stimulants, Hallucinogens, Solvents, Synthetic narcotics and Designer drugs.
MODULE 4 – NARCOTICS
Here in this module scholars would come across the different illegal drugs such as Opium, Morphine, Heroin, Codeine, and Thebaine and its origin, fatal dose and period, physiological and psychological effect, addiction and withdrawal symptom, collection and preservation, examination and at last but not the least the antidote given. Narcotic drugs basically affects the central nervous system. Through this module, students would be made aware of the legal definition of drugs, causes of drug addiction, identification of the addicts, withdrawal syndrome and forensic problems.
MODULE 5 – DEPRESSANTS
Insomnia (sleeping disorder) in which most people face difficulty during their sleep which may be short term but not less than three-four weeks lasting longer than four weeks. Continuing insomnia may permit them to use of depressants. Under this module, students would be taught about the different types of depressants such as Sedatives (Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines) and Hypnotics. (Phenothiazines) and its origin, fatal dose and period, physiological and psychological effect, addiction and withdrawal symptom, collection and preservation, examination and at last but not the least the antidote given.
MODULE 6 – STIMULANTS
Stimulants are psycho active drugs that persuade short-term improvements in either physical, mental or both functions. Module will introduce you to different types of stimulants such as Cocaine, Benzedrine, Amphetamines and Methamphetamines and Nicotine and its origin, fatal dose and period, physiological and psychological effect, addiction and withdrawal symptom, collection and preservation, examination and at last but not the least the antidote given.
MODULE 7 – HALLUCINOGENS
Hallucinogens are the class of drug that origin hallucinations. Thoughtful misrepresentations in a person’s perceptions of realism. It can be found in few plants and their extracts. That are usually divided into two categories, classic hallucinogens and dissociative drugs. Under this module, students will be accustomed to the introduction to hallucinogens such as Cannabis, Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD), Mescaline, Phencyclidine (PCP) and Peyote – its effect, administration, addiction, metabolism and identification.
MODULE 8 - DESIGNER DRUGS AND DATE RAPE DRUGS
Designer Drugs are basically illegal drugs created synthetically in laboratory condition just to impersonator the effects of already present drugs. Here in this module scholars would come across the origin, fatal dose and period, physiological and psychological effect, addiction and withdrawal symptom, collection and preservation, examination and antidotes given of the different designer drugs and date rape drugs.
MODULE 9 – STEROIDS
Steroids are medicine which can have side effects on an individual and it has also been be classified into anabolic and catabolic. This module would help the scholars in understanding the different type of steroids and its consumption limits.
MODULE 10 – ALCOHOL/ ILLICIT LIQUOR ABUSE
In this module, students will be familiarized to the cases concerning the involvement of Medical Jurisprudence. Then nature and production of alcohol, production, classification, properties, absorption, elimination and their effects.
MODULE 11 – REPORTS ADMISSIBILITY
Reports Admissibility module would comprises bona fide expert, liquor identification, prohibited liquor, improper collection, inadmissible report, reports admissible, intoxication, random sampling and significance of correct sampling.
MODULE 12 – THE NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES ACT, 1985 (NDPS ACT)
The narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances act, 1985 will introduce you to the definition, power of officers, delegation of power, narcotic commissioner and other exercise the powers of their subordinates, officers of state government and officers of central government.
MODULE 13 – NATIONAL FUND FOR CONTROL OF DRUG ABUSE
National fund for control of drug abuse essentially introduce with the national fund for control of drug abuse, annual report of activities financed under the fund, prohibition, control and regulation, prohibition of central government to permit, control and regulate and restriction over external dealing in narcotic drug and psychological substances.
MODULE 14 – OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
Import, export and transshipment of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances and their offences and penalties would be introduce you to the punishment for contravention in relation to poppy straw, coca plant and coca leaves, prepared opium, opium poppy and opium, manufactured drugs and cannabis and psychotropic substances.
MODULE 15 – FORFEITURE OF PROPERTY DERIVED FROM, OR USED IN ILLICIT TRAFFIC
Under this module, students would be taught about the illegally acquired property and its application. Other than this scholar will also gain knowledge on prohibition of holding illegally acquired property, procedure in relation to certain trust properties and release of property in certain cases.