Bluefield College Tobacco Policy Effective August 15, 2005 Bluefield College will be a tobacco free campus. Tobacco use of any kind is prohibited on the Bluefield College campus. Please note, the College desires to assist those who need help with tobacco use. TheVicePresident for Student Development, the Campus Minister, and Health Services may be contacted for assistance. Students who violate this policywill be subject to disciplinary sanction.
* This policy applies to all Bluefield College off-campus sites and Bluefield College sponsored events.
Criminal Sanctions The College provides the following as a good faith effort to give students information, but theCollege does not guarantee its accuracy:
Federal law states –
1. For illegal possession of a controlled substance, the penalty for the first conviction is up to one-year imprisonment and fine of at least $1,000, but not more than $100,000 or both. For subsequent convictions, the penalty increases to at least ninety days in prison, not to exceed three years, and a fine of at least $5,000 but not more than $250,000 or both. 2. There are special sentencing provisions for possession of crack cocaine, depending upon the amount of cocaine and whether the violator has prior drug convictions, ranging from five years in prison to twenty years, a fine of up to $250,000, or both. 3. The violator may forfeit ownership of personal and real property used to possess or to facilitate the possession of a controlled substance. For example, an automobile may be impounded in cases involving any controlled substance in anyamount. 4. Violators may be denied federal benefits, such as student loans, grants, contracts,andprofessionalandcommerciallicenses,includingpilotlicenses,and may be denied eligibility to receive or purchase a firearm. 5. The maximumpenalty for trafficking in heroin, cocaine, PCP, LSD, and other illegal drugs is punishable by 20 years to life (marijuana by 30 years to life) in prison, and a fine of not more than $8 million. Virginia law states - Drinking in Public, Public Intoxication, and Drinking While Operating a Motor Vehicle. Up to $250 fine. Selling Alcohol Without a License. Up to $2,500 fine and/or 12 months in jail. Selling/Providing Alcohol to an Intoxicated or Underage Person. Up to $2,500 fine and/or12months in jail. UnderagePossession orConsumption. Up to$2,500 fine and/or 12 months in jail and/or alcohol education. Possession ofFalseDriver’s License. Up to $1,000 fine and/or 12months in jail and/or loss of driving privileges. Use of False Identification to Purchase Alcohol. Up to $2,500 fine and/or 12 months in jail and/or alcohol education. Drinking and Driving. Up to $2,500 fine and/or 12 months in jail and/or loss of driving privileges and/or alcohol education program. Underage Drinking and Driving. BAC> .02 Up to $2,500 fine and/or 12 months in jail and/or loss of driving privileges and/or alcohol education.Maintaining aCommonNuisance. Repeated unlawful use of alcohol at a specific location. Up to $2,500 fine and/or 12 months in jail.
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