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Terms commonly used in the alcohol and other drug field are listed below.

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Zero Tolerance

Zero Tolerance

Zero tolerance has been intended primarily as a method of sending a message that certain behaviours will not be tolerated, by punishing both major and minor offences severely (Phi Delta Kappa, 2000) [Phi Delta Kappa, 2000]


References

Phi Delta Kappa (2000). About zero tolerance. [Online]. Available at: http://www.pdkintl.org/whatis/ff10zerot.htm [Accessed November 2002].