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Smith College Policy on Substance Abuse and Substance Use

This policy reflects a collegewide commitment to an environment free of drug and alcohol abuse through (1) education and counseling programs, and (2) the prohibition of illegal or imprudent use of drugs or alcohol. The college prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession and use of controlled substances. Controlled substances include, but are not limited to, narcotics, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine, cannabis, anabolic steroids and misused prescription or legal drugs or alcohol. As used in this policy, the words “substance” and “controlled substance” include alcoholic beverages. Compliance with this policy is a condition of employment and/or enrollment at the college. All members of the Smith College community are expected to be familiar with and abide by the principles and details of this policy.