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Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act
The Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act requires that Colleges distribute to all students
and employees annually, the following:
1. Standards of conduct that clearly prohibit the unlawful possession, use or distribution
of illicit drugs and alcohol on College property. These College policies are detailed in the
Student Conduct Code, the Alcohol Policy, and the Drug/Controlled Substance Policy as
outlined in the Green Mountain College Student Handbook.
2. A description of the legal sanctions under local, state or federal law of the unlawful
possession or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol. These sanctions are detailed below,
as well as in the Alcohol Policy and the Drug/Controlled Substance Policy and in Vermont
State Statutes: Appendix III.
3. A description of the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of
alcohol. These health risks can be found in Medical Aspects of Substance Abuse in Young
Adults: Appendix II.
4. A description of drug or alcohol counseling, treatment/ rehabilitation or re-entry programs
that are available to employees or students. These are detailed in Counseling and Referral
Services, On and Off- Campus: Appendix I and additional information is available from the
5. A clear statement of the College's sanctions for the unlawful use of drugs and/or the
abuse of alcohol. These sanctions and policies are detailed in the Alcohol Policy and the
Drug/Controlled Substance Policy in the Student Conduct Code.