Drug-Free Awareness Policy

Drug-Free Awareness Policy

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In conjunction with LCC’s Drug-free Awareness Program, all LCC students are notified that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited on LCC grounds as provided by law and as provided in LCC’s Board of Directors Policy Manual, LCC’s Employee Policy Manual, and in this student handbook.

Any violation of this policy will result in corrective disciplinary action in the case of a student and will be referred to proper criminal law enforcement authorities.

All students must become familiar with these policies and abide by them.

Pursuant to requirements insured by the federal government, employees must notify the LCC Office of the President of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring upon the property of LCC no later than five days after such conviction.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Program Notice

All LCC students are notified that it is the policy of LCC that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance and the unlawful possession, use or distribution of alcohol on LCC property, or as a part of any LCC function, are strictly prohibited.

Any violation of the above-described policy by any LCC student will result in discipline up to and including expulsion. All violations of these policies will be referred to the appropriate Office of the District Attorney or the Office of the United States Attorney for prosecution.

The New Mexico State Criminal Code provides for criminal sanctions for the unlawful possession or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol including imprisonment, fines and forfeiture of property. Federal law provides for criminal sanctions ranging from imprisonment for not more than five (5) years to life in prison, and fines ranging up to ten (10) million dollars. This is not inclusive of all the possible sanctions.

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