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Lawndale ESD |  BP  5131.63  Students

Anabolic Steroids   

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The Board of Trustees recognizes that the use of anabolic steroids presents a serious health and safety hazard. As part of the district's drug prevention and intervention efforts, the Superintendent or designee and staff shall make every effort to ensure that students do not begin or continue the use of anabolic steroids.

(cf. 5131.6 - Alcohol and Other Drugs)

(cf. 5131.61 - Drug Testing)

Students participating in athletics are prohibited from using anabolic steroids or any other performance-enhancing drugs. Coaches shall inform students about this prohibition and the dangers of using such drugs.

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

Staff are encouraged to offer students in grades 7-8 a lesson on the effects of anabolic steroids as part of their science, health, physical education or drug education program.

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

49030-49034 Performance-enhancing supplements

51260-51269 Drug education, especially:

51262 Use of anabolic steroids; legislative finding and declaration

CIVIL CODE

1812.97 Warning statement; posting in athletic facilities

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

110423.2 Dietary supplements

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA INTERSCHOLASTIC FEDERATION BYLAWS

California Interscholastic Federation Constitution and Bylaws 2005-06

U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY PUBLICATIONS

Guide to Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods of Doping

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education: http:://www.cde.ca.gov

California Interscholastic Federation: http://www.cifstate.org

National Center for Drug Free Sport: http://www.drugfreesport.com

National Institute on Drug Abuse: http://www.nida.nih.gov

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency: http://www.usantidoping.org

Policy LAWNDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: April 6, 2004 Lawndale, California