Setting up employee drug screening fairly and legally requires awareness of compliance-related rules. Employer drug testing involves finding certified drug screening providers (required in some states), creating a drug testing policy, and budgeting for drug screening costs. Learn the drug screening rules in your state with our state-by-state guide, and download and customize our drug testing policy and consent form templates.
Drug Screening Laws: State-by-State
While there are no federal compliance laws covering employee drug testing, individual states and other regulatory agencies have enacted rules that govern the consent, collection, and use of samples (i.e., states requiring the employer to provide advanced notice or prohibit random drug testing). Click your state below for an understanding of your drug screening laws.