180.0 VII-1.10- UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SYSTEM POLICY ON A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
(Approved by the Board of Regents, January 2, 1989)
The University of Maryland System, as an employer, strives
to maintain a workplace free from the illegal use, possession, or
distribution of controlled substances*. Unlawful manufacture,
distribution, dispensation, possession or use of controlled
substances by University employees in the workplace is prohibited
under University policy.
In addition to any legal penalties under federal and state
law, employees found to be in violation of this policy may be
subject to corrective action under applicable University
The University supports programs aimed at the prevention of
substance abuse by University employees. Employees are
encouraged to seek assistance for substance-dependency problems.
Employee-assistance counseling and leaves of absence to attend
rehabilitation programs are appropriate means for dealing with
* As defined pursuant to Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C.
Sections 801, et seq.
Replacement for: BOT XIII-Q