STUDENT ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSE
For the purpose of this policy a controlled substance shall include any controlled substance, counterfeit substance or imitation controlled substance as defined in the Narcotic Drug Act, Section 195.010, RSMo., and in schedules I, II, III, IV and V in section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 812(c).
Students may only be in possession of prescription or nonprescription medication as detailed in Board policy JHCD.
The school administration or teachers shall have the right to conduct searches, which are reasonable in scope, of persons reasonably suspected to be in violation of this policy. Such searches shall be conducted in accordance with Board policy JFG.
Any student who, after given an opportunity to present his or her version of the incident, is found by the administration and/or staff to be in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action up to and including suspension, expulsion or other discipline as provided in the district's discipline policy, and referral for prosecution. Strict compliance is mandatory. The principal shall immediately report all incidents involving a controlled substance to the appropriate local law enforcement agency and the superintendent. All controlled substances shall be turned over to the local law enforcement agency.
Students with disabilities who violate this policy will be disciplined in accordance with policy JGE.
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Note: The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related information.
Adopted: November 14, 2002
Cross Refs: GBEBA, Drug-Free Workplace
IGAEA, Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco
Legal Refs: §§ 167.115, .117,.161,.171, 195.010, 578.250 -.265, RSMo.
Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. § 812(c)
Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C §§ 1400 - 1487
34 C.F.R. § 300.520
Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, P.L. 107-110
Advance R-IV School District, Advance, Missouri
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