JICH: Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

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JICH: Drug and Alcohol Use by Students


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DRUG AND ALCOHOL USE BY STUDENTS


Students on ASDB property or at ASDB events shall not knowingly breathe, inhale, drink, eat or otherwise ingest a vapor-releasing substance containing volatile organic compounds, nor shall a student sell, transfer, or offer to sell or transfer a vapor- releasing substance containing volatile organic compounds.


The non-medical use, possession, distribution, or sale of







on ASDB property or at ASDB events is prohibited. Non-medical is defined as “a purpose other than the prevention, treatment, or cure of an illness or disabling condition” consistent with accepted practices of the medical profession.


Students in violation of the provisions of the above paragraph shall be subject to removal from ASDB property and shall be subject to prosecution in accordance with the provisions of the law.


Students attending school on ASDB campus based programs who are in violation of the provisions of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary actions in accordance with the provisions of ASDB rules and/or regulations.


For purposes of this policy, “drugs” shall include, but not be limited to:









Medical Marijuana


The conditions which follow are applicable to an ASDB student who holds an identification as a medical marijuana cardholder issued by the Arizona Department of Health Services for the medical use of marijuana as set out in the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.).


If ASDB officials have a reasonable belief a student may be under the influence, in possession of or distributing medical marijuana in a manner not authorized by the medical marijuana statutes, law enforcement authorities will be informed.


Adopted: July 13, 2017