Health Risks groups these centers into four categories: information and (a) to manufacture, distribute, deliver, dispense, or possess 5. Possession of Heroin
Numerous health risks have been identified with referral offices, outpatient services, inpatient treatment with intent to manufacture, distribute, deliver or dispense a Any person who violates subsection (1) of this section with
substance abuse (use of illicit drugs and excessive use of facilities, and half-way house re-entry programs. controlled substance; or respect to heroin or any mixture or substance containing a
alcohol). Abusers can lose resistance to disease, develop (b) to create, distribute, or possess with intent to distribute detectable amount of heroin in a quantity of:
heart problems, contract infections, become malnourished, Information and Referral Offices a counterfeit controlled substance. (a) Class IB felony (140 grams or more).
physically exhausted, or die. Alcohol-Drug Treatment Referrals National 24-Hour Classification: (b) Class IC felony (at least 28 grams, but less than 140
Reality is often distorted, reactions may be slower, and Help and Referral Network ~ 800-996-3784 (a) Violation of this section with respect to controlled grams).
the risk of accidents can increase. Extended substance abuse Alcoholics Anonymous, Alanon and Alateen, Norfolk substances classified in Schedule I, II, or III of §28-405 which is (c) Class ID felony (at least 10 grams, but less than 28
can cause coma, respiratory arrest, and convulsions. ~ 402-371-9859, Beemer ~ 402-528-3431 an exceptionally hazardous drug - Class II Felony. grams).
Injected drugs increase the risk for infectious diseases such Prevention Pathways ~ 402-370-3113 (b) Violation of this section with respect to any other 6. Possession of Amphetamines/Methamphetamines
as hepatitis and AIDS. Body systems are affected. The Girls and Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line ~ controlled substance classified in Schedule I, II, or III of §28- Any person who violates subsection (1) of this section with
liver, lungs, and heart are damaged. 1-800-448-3000 405 - Class III Felony. respect to amphetamine, its salts, optical isomers, and salts of its
For women, there is an increase in birth defects associated Narcotics Anonymous ~ 1-888-347-4446 or (c) Violation of this section with respect to a controlled isomers, or with respect to methamphetamine, its salts, optical
with use during pregnancy. Norfolk-402-371-9619, Columbus-402-563-3853, substance classified in Schedule IV or V of §28-405 - Class IIIA isomers, and salts of its isomers, in a quantity of:
The Student Services office has more in-depth Lincoln-402-474-0405, McCook-308-345-5839 Felony. (a) Class IB felony (140 grams or more).
information on the inherent health risks related to substance 2. Possession of Controlled Substance (b) Class IC felony (at least 28 grams, but less than 140
abuse. Outpatient Services Any person who knowingly or intentionally possesses a grams).
Apex Therapy Services, Norfolk ~ 402-851-4026 controlled substance, except marijuana, unless such substance (c) Class ID felony (at least 10 grams, but less than 28
Associated Psychologists and Counselors, Norfolk ~ was obtained directly from or pursuant to a medical order issued grams).
Code of Conduct/ Disciplinary Sanctions 402-371-8218
The Northeast Community College Code of Conduct by a practitioner authorized to prescribe while acting in the 7. Possession of Marijuana – more than one pound
Behavioral Health Specialists, Norfolk ~ 402-370-3140 course of his/her professional practice, or otherwise authorized. Any person knowingly or intentionally possessing
clearly prohibits the unlawful possession, use, or distribution Catholic Charities, Norfolk ~ 402-371-3555
of illicit drugs and the possession, use or sale of alcohol by Classification: Class IV Felony. marijuana weighing more than one pound.
Good Life Counseling, Norfolk ~ 402-371-3044 3. Manufacturing, Distributing, Delivering, Dispensing, or Classification: Class IV felony.
students and employees on its property or as part of any of Heartland Counseling Services, South Sioux City ~
its officially recognized activities.* The laws of the State of Possessing a Controlled Substance with the Intent thereof 8. Possession of Marijuana – more than one ounce but less
402-494-3337, also Wayne, O’Neill, and Ainsworth Any person eighteen years of age or older who knowingly than one pound
Nebraska pertaining to the possession and use of illicit drugs Macy Alcohol Center, Macy ~ 402-837-4067
and alcoholic beverages on public property shall be or intentionally manufactures, distributes, delivers, dispenses, or Any person knowingly or intentionally possessing
Oasis Counseling International, Norfolk ~ 402-379-2030, possesses with intent to manufacture, distribute, deliver, or marijuana weighing more than one ounce but not more than one
followed. Specifically, this means that it is a violation of the O’Neill ~ 402-336-3009
drug and alcohol policy for students or employees to dispense a controlled substance or a counterfeit controlled pound.
Odyssey III Counseling Services, Norfolk ~ 402-371-7215 substance (i) to a person under the age of eighteen years, (ii) in, Classification: Class IIIA misdemeanor.
purchase, manufacture, possess, consume, or sell such items www.odyssey3.org
on the campus. on, or within one thousand feet of the real property comprising a 9. Possession of Marijuana – one ounce or less
Inpatient Treatment Facilities public or private elementary, vocational, or secondary school, a Any person knowingly or intentionally possessing
Student and employee violations of the Code shall result Valley Hope, Lincoln ~ 402-464-0033
in any one of a combination of the following disciplinary community college, a public or private college, junior college, or marijuana weighing one ounce or less
Valley Hope, Omaha ~ 402-991-8824 university, or a playground, or (iii) within one hundred feet of a Classification:
sanctions: Valley Hope, O’Neill ~ 402-336-3747 or 1-800-544-5101 or
Warning public or private youth center, public swimming pool, or video (a) First Offense – an infraction - $100 fine, and at
www.valleyhope.com arcade facility; nor shall any person eighteen years of age or Court’s discretion, be required to attend a course of
Suspension/termination older to knowingly and intentionally employ, hire, use, cause, instruction relating to drug abuse.
Half-Way House Re-Entry Programs persuade, coax, induce, entice, seduce, or coerce or any person (b) Second Offense – Class IV Misdemeanor, receive a
Referral to an appropriate drug/alcohol treatment American Indian Human Resource Center, Inc., Winnebago ~
program under the age of eighteen years or employ, hire, use, cause, citation, $200 fine, and may be imprisoned up to 5
402-878-2480 persuade, cox, induce, entice, seduce, or coerce any person under days.
Referral to law enforcement agencies The Link, Inc., Norfolk ~ 402-371-5310
Any other action considered necessary by college the age of eighteen years to aid and abet any person in the (c) Third & Subsequent Offenses – Class IIIA
The Well, Inc., Norfolk ~ 402-379-3622 manufacture, transportation, distribution, carrying, delivery, misdemeanor, receive a citation, $300 fine, and may
officials. Any of these resources can also provide information and
Definitions and accompanying procedures of these dispensing, preparation for delivery, offering for delivery, or be imprisoned up to 7 days.
assessment relating to drug and alcohol abuse. In addition, they possession with intent to do the same to do any of the above,. Any person convicted of violating 7., 8., or 9. above
sanctions pertaining to students can be found in the Student can furnish schedules for local and area meetings of Alcoholics
Code of Conduct. Those pertaining to employees are Classification: shall be punished by the next higher involving marijuana, if placed on probation, shall, as a condition
Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Alanon, Adult Children of penalty classification than the penalty prescribed in subsection of probation, satisfactorily attend and complete appropriate
included in the College Policy and Procedure Manual and Alcoholics, Alateen, and Alatot. Both inpatient and outpatient
Educational Services Handbook. The Vice President of (2), (7), (8), (9), or (10) of §28-416, depending upon the treatment and counseling on drug abuse provided by a program
centers offer help for the entire family of the alcoholic or drug controlled substance involved, for the first violation and for a authorized under the Nebraska Behavioral Health Services Act
Student Services should be notified of any violations by user.
students. The Executive Director of Human Resources second or subsequent violation shall be punished by the next or other licensed drug treatment facility.
For “out-of-area” off campus students, information for higher penalty classification than that prescribed for a first
should be notified of any violations by faculty and staff. assistance may be obtained by contacting local health agencies, Imitation Controlled Substance; Prohibited Acts;
Students and employees accused of violating the drug/ violation, but in no event shall the penalty be greater than a
alcohol policy as established shall have the right to:
family doctors, churches, law enforcement agencies, or other Class 1B Felony Determination; Penalties; Seizure (§28-445)
community action centers and service organizations. 4. Possession of Cocaine (Crack) Any person who knowingly and intentionally
1) a hearing before the Grievance Committee, and
Any person knowingly or intentionally possessing cocaine manufactures, distributes, delivers, or possesses with intent to
2) access to appeals as defined within the college policies
Legal Sanctions (crack) or any mixture of substance containing a detectable distribute or deliver an imitation controlled substance shall:
Controlled Substances--Prohibited Acts: (§28-416) amount of cocaine (crack). Classification:
*Northeast Community College Area Board of Governors
Classification: (a) For the first offense, be guilty of a Class III
policies: Codes: 2074, 2076, and 5051.
(a) Class IB Felony (140 grams or more). misdemeanor; and
1. Unlawful Distribution and Manufacture
(b) Class IC Felony (at least 28 grams but less than 140 (b) For the second and all subsequent offenses, be guilty of
Drug and Alcohol Centers Except as authorized by the Uniform Controlled
grams). a Class II misdemeanor.
(Counseling, Treatment, and Rehabilitation) Substances Act (the Act) when the distributor is registered or
(c) Class ID Felony (at least 10 grams but less than 28 In determining whether a substance is an imitation
There are numerous drug and alcohol counseling, when it is pursuant to a proper prescription, it is unlawful for
grams). controlled substance, the court or other authority concerned shall
treatment, and rehabilitation centers to serve Northeast any person knowingly or intentionally:
Community College students. The following limited listing
consider all relevant factors, including but not limited to the prescribed or administered by a person duly authorized by law to
following: treat sick and injured human beings.
(a) Whether the substance is represented as having an Classification:
effect similar to or the same as an illicit controlled substance; Class III Misdemeanor.
(b) Whether the substance is represented by way of Controlled Substances --Intentional Violations: (§28-418)
terminology which is deceptively similar to or the same as that It is unlawful for any person or a registrant, knowingly or
describing a particular controlled substance; intentionally:
(c) Whether the dosage unit price substantially exceeds a) who is a registrant to distribute Schedule I or II controlled
the reasonable price of a similar dosage unit of like chemical substances unless pursuant to an order form as defined in the
composition sold over the counter with packaging and labeling Code;
approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration; (b) to use a false or revoked registration number in the
(d) Whether the substance is packaged in a manner and manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance;
quantity similar to or the same as that commonly used for illicit (c) to acquire or obtain or attempt to acquire or obtain a
controlled substances; controlled substance by theft misrepresentation, fraud, forgery or
(e) Whether the dosage unit appearance of the substance deception;
is deceptively similar to that of a particular controlled (d) to omit or give false information in any report required
substance; and by this Act;
(f) Whether the substance is distributed to persons who
represent it as a controlled substance, under circumstances
which indicate the distributor knows, intends, or should know
(e) to falsify any trade name or mark on any drug or
container which would render such a drug a counterfeit controlled Drug-Free Schools
that his or her distributee is making or will make such
Any substance possessed, distributed, or delivered in
(f) who is subject to Sections 28-406 to 28-414 to distribute
or dispense a controlled substance in violation of Section 28-414;
(g) who is registrant to manufacture a controlled substance
violation of this section shall be subject to seizure and
not authorized by his or her registration or to distribute or dispense
a controlled substance not authorized by his or her registration to
another registrant or authorized person;
Unlawful Acts by a Registrant: (§20-407 and §28-417) (h) to possess a false or forged medical order for a controlled
It is unlawful for any person and anyone who is a substance issued by a practitioner authorized to prescribe, except
registrant, i.e. any person who manufactures, prescribes, that this subdivision shall not apply to law enforcement officials,
distributes, administers, or dispenses any controlled substance practitioners, or attorneys in the performance of their official
within this state or who proposes to engage in the manufacture, lawful duties; or
prescribing, administering, distribution or dispensing of any (i) to communicate information to a practitioner in an effort
controlled substance within this state, who obtains annually a to unlawfully procure a controlled substance, the administration of
registration issued by the Bureau of Examining Boards in Standard of Conduct and
a controlled substance, or a medical order for a controlled
accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the substance issued by a practitioner authorized to prescribe. Disciplinary Sanctions
(a) to manufacture a controlled substance not authorized Class IV Felony.
by his/her registration or to distribute or dispense a controlled Drug and Alcohol Centers
substance not authorized by his/her registration to another Causing to be Used or Delivering Prohibited Compounds or
registrant or other authorized person; Liquids: (§28-419 and §28-420) Information and Referral Offices
(b) to omit, remove, alter, or obliterate a symbol required (a) No person shall induce or entice any person to breathe, Half-Way House Re-Entry
by the Federal Controlled Dangerous Substances Act or inhale or drink any compound, liquid or chemical as defined by
required by the laws of this state; this Code. (§28-419) Programs
(c) to alter, deface, or remove any label affixed to a (b) No person shall knowingly sell or offer for sale, deliver,
package of narcotic drugs; or give to any person any compound, liquid, or chemical or any
(d) to refuse or fail to make, keep, or furnish any record, other substance which will induce an intoxicated condition as Legal Sanctions
notification, order form, statement, invoice, or information defined in this Code, when the seller, offerer or deliverer knows or
required under this article; has reason to know that such compound is intended for use to
(e) to refuse any entry into any premises for inspection induce such condition. (§28-420)
authorized by the provisions of this article; Classification:
(f) to keep or maintain any store, shop, warehouse, Class III Misdemeanor.
dwelling, house, building, vehicle, boat, aircraft, or any place For more information, visit www.nebraska.gov.
whatever, which is resorted to by persons using controlled
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purpose of using such substances or which is used for the between Northeast Community College and any employee or student. The college
reserves the right to make changes in policies and procedures without notice or
keeping or selling of the same in violation of the provisions of obligation.
this article; Northeast Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, Northeast Community College
(g) to whom or for whose use any controlled substance religion, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, political affiliation,
has been prescribed, sold, or dispensed by a practitioner or the
marital status, age, or disability in educational programs, admissions policies,
employment policies, financial aid, or other College administered programs and
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owner of any animal for which any such substance has been activities. It is the intent of Northeast Community College to comply with both the
letter and the spirit of the law in making certain that discrimination does not exist in
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prescribed, sold, or dispensed by a veterinarian to possess it in a its policies, regulations and operations. Inquiries may be addressed to the NECC
container other than which it was delivered to him/her by the Compliance Officer for Title IX, ADA, Section 504: Dean of Enrollment Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
Management, or the Executive Director of Human Resources, 801 East Benjamin
practitioner; or Avenue, P.O. Box 469, Norfolk, NE 68702-0469, Phone 402-844-7258, (402) 371-2020
(h) to be under the influence of any controlled substance email: firstname.lastname@example.org
for a purpose other than the treatment of a sickness or injury as (Aug. 2007)