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Received: 2018-10-14  |  Accepted: 2019-02-18  |  Published: 2019-06-30

Title

Organized crime in the production and distribution of falsified medicines in Poland: Outline of the problem


Abstract

Pharmaceutical crime has become a global phenomenon, an element of organized global crime, alongside drug and arms trafficking. Therefore, in order to combat this issue, there is a need of co-operation of a number of factors such as: the legal system, its proper use, cooperation of entities obliged to combat crime (not only national but also international), appropriate social campaign. This paper refers to the aforementioned issues. It presents examples of actions of the Polish police in the fight against pharmaceutical crime as a form of organized crime. The article has been prepared within the frames of realizing a research project called “Understand the Dimensions of Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks for Developing Effective and Efficient Security Solutions for First-line-practitioners and Professionals” (Project: TAKEDOWN, H2020-FCT-2015, No: 700688).


Keywords

pharmaceutical crime, organized crime, medicines


JEL classifications

K14


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/318


DOI


Pages

1762-1770


Funding

This research was supported by the project, which has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research. Project called “Understand the Dimensions of Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks for Developing Effective and Efficient Security Solutions for First-line-practitioners and Professionals” (Project: TAKEDOWN, H2020-FCT-2015, No: 700688).

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Authors

Dworzecki, Jacek
Police Academy in Szczytno, Szczytno, Poland https://www.wspol.edu.pl
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Nowicka, Izabela
General Tadeusz Kościuszko Military University of Land Forces, Wrocław, Poland https://www.awl.edu.pl
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

6


Number

4


Issue date

June 2019


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Cited

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