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Drug Conduct Standards

Drugs Policy, Student Code of Conduct Article IV.10

Student Code of Conduct 2016-2017   

Drugs[1] (IV.10)   
a.       Use, possession, purchasing (including the attempt to purchase), manufacturing, or distribution of marijuana, heroin, narcotics, or other controlled substances, except as expressly permitted by law.

b.      Constructive possession of marijuana, heroin, narcotics or other controlled substances whereby possession is defined as the presence of contraband in an area under one's control such as a residence hall room in which the student is assigned or a vehicle.

c.       Being under the influence of illegal drugs or other controlled substances on university premises or at official university student activities/functions on or off campus.

d.      Selling (including the attempt to sell), delivering, transporting or furnishing any illegal drugs or controlled substances.

e.      Hosting or organizing a party (4.IV.9.g) where marijuana, heroin, narcotics or other controlled substances are present. Students found responsible for violation of this specific provision are subject to loss of university housing.

f.        Possession of drug paraphernalia including but not limited to pipes, bongs, grinders and other devices.

g.       Use of legal substances or synthetic substances, legal or illegal, in a fashion designed to alter one's mental or physical state.

h.      Impaired driving as a result of the use of drugs or illegal substances.

i.         Drugging another person's food or drink, or by any other means, without their knowledge or consent.

[1] The official policy is published in the KU student handbook, The Key; please consult the official policy in the student handbook as needed.