Illegal Drug Trafficking As A Threat To National Security: A Law Perspective


The article studies the issues of national security in the context of drug trafficking. The relevance of the issue is confirmed by statistical data and survey results. The article examines the danger and consequences of drug trafficking. Attention is paid to the drug trafficking as a social phenomenon that poses a real threat to the national security. It negatively affects health of the population and causes various infections. Health is one of the highest benefits, without which individuals cannot exercise other rights. The phenomenon affects vital interests of individuals, society and the government. Health issues are related to the national security. In addition, the article deals with the problem of public health and the AIDS, since the drug trafficking and drug use cause the AIDS. The authors make an attempt to identify proposals aimed at solving the problems. The authors' proposals are aimed at describing the phenomenon under study, defining the concept that reveals the nature of non-medical consumption of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors. The article deals with psychological health problems, the need to prevent illegal drug trafficking. It describes measures aimed at preventing specific drug-related crimes.

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29 November 2021

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Tsepelev, V. F., Tsepelev, K. V., Drozdova, E. A., Kochkina, O. V., & Gorovoy, V. V. (2021). Illegal Drug Trafficking As A Threat To National Security: A Law Perspective. In D. K. Bataev, S. A. Gapurov, A. D. Osmaev, V. K. Akaev, L. M. Idigova, M. R. Ovhadov, A. R. Salgiriev, & M. M. Betilmerzaeva (Eds.), Social and Cultural Transformations in The Context of Modern Globalism, vol 117. European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (pp. 1585-1592). European Publisher.