PROHIBITION ON POSSESSION OF URINALYSIS-DEFEATING PRODUCTS

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SUBJ: PROHIBITION ON POSSESSION OF URINALYSIS-DEFEATING PRODUCTS 
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SUBJ/PROHIBITION ON POSSESSION OF URINALYSIS-DEFEATING PRODUCTS//


REF/A/DOC/OPNAVINST/08JUN05//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 5350.4C CH-4, DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION 
AND CONTROL.//

RMKS/1.  ILLEGAL DRUG USE REMAINS A SERIOUS THREAT TO NAVY MANPOWER AND 
READINESS, AND OUR POLICY REMAINS ONE OF ZERO TOLERANCE.  THE NAVY'S 
URINALYSIS PROGRAM HAS PROVEN ITSELF TO BE A HIGHLY EFFECTIVE AND 
RELIABLE METHOD TO DETER DRUG ABUSE AND REINFORCE EXPECTATIONS OF THE 
24/7/365 READINESS OF OUR FORCE.

2.  THE POSSESSION OR USE OF PRODUCTS OR DEVICES WHICH PURPORT TO 
DEFEAT THE URINALYSIS PROGRAM IS CONTRARY TO GOOD ORDER AND DISCIPLINE.  
REF A ALREADY PROHIBITS ANY ATTEMPT TO DEFEAT NAVY'S DRUG TESTING 
PROGRAM, OR TO ASSIST ANOTHER IN ATTEMPTING TO DO THE SAME.  TO MAKE 
ABUNDANTLY CLEAR THAT POSSESSION OF URINALYSIS-DEFEATING PRODUCTS OR 
DEVICES IS PROHIBITED, THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH 6.G. IS INSERTED INTO 
REF A, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: [QUOTE] PURCHASE, POSSESSION, 
INTRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, OR USE OF ANY PRODUCT OR DEVICE OF ANY KIND 
THAT ARE USED, INTENDED FOR USE OR DESIGNED FOR USE, IN MASKING, 
SUBSTITUTING, DILUTING, FLUSHING, ALTERING, MODIFYING OR ADULTERATING 
URINE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CIRCUMVENTING A URINALYSIS TEST ARE PROHIBITED.  
PERSONNEL IN VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION ARE IN VIOLATION OF A LAWFUL 
GENERAL ORDER AND SHALL BE SUBJECTED TO DISCIPLINE AND ADMINISTRATIVE 
ACTION AS APPROPRIATE. IN ADDITION, MEMBERS WHO OBSERVE OR HAVE 
INFORMATION THAT ANOTHER SERVICEMEMBER(S) HAS PURCHASED, POSSESSED, 
INTRODUCED, DISTRIBUTED OR USED ANY SUCH PRODUCTS OR DEVICES MUST 
REPORT SUCH INFORMATION TO HIS/HER CHAIN OF COMMAND. [END QUOTE]

3.  FILE AND RETAIN THIS INTERIM CHANGE WITH REF A UNTIL THIS CHANGE 
HAS BEEN FORMALLY INCORPORATED VIA INSTRUCTION REVISION.

4.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//

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