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(A) “PROHIBITED DRUGS” are defined as illegal substances, including controlled substances as defined in the Controlled Substance Act (21 U.S.C. 8120 and 21 C.F.R. 1308.11-1308.15), and prescription-controlled substances which have not been prescribed for the employee by a licensed physician or dentist for specific treatment purposes. Abuse of prescription or over-the-counter drugs will also be treated as a substance abuse problem under this subchapter.
(B) This subchapter prohibits the illegal use, sale, transfer, distribution, possession, or unlawful manufacture of narcotics, drugs, or other controlled substances while on the job or on city premises (including vehicles used for city business). These include, but are not limited to, marijuana, cocaine, crack, PCP, heroin, LSD, amphetamines, hallucinogens, and barbiturates. Any illegal substances found on such premises will be turned over to the state police and may lead to criminal prosecution.
(Ord. 2016-17, passed 10-4-16; Am. Ord. 2020-11, passed 8-4-20)