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Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: Idaho

Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team


  • Idaho employers may prohibit drug and alcohol use in the workplace. See Drugs and Alcohol.
  • Employers may implement and enforce policies that prohibit the use, sale, possession, distribution, purchase and cultivation of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. See Drug and Alcohol Policies.
  • Employers are not prohibited from conducting workplace drug and alcohol testing for employees or job applicants. The Idaho Employer Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Act establishes voluntary drug and alcohol testing guidelines. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
  • The Idaho Clean Indoor Air Act generally prohibits smoking in a public place, including any enclosed indoor place of business. See Smoking.
  • "No Smoking" signs must be posted where smoking is prohibited. See Postings.
  • Employers are not required to have a smoking policy, but may implement one that prohibits smoking in the workplace. See Smoking Policies.
  • Ketchum has requirements pertaining to smoking. See Local Requirements.