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Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: Maine

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

Summary

  • Maine employers may implement drug-free workplace policies. See Drugs and Alcohol.
  • Employers may prohibit use of medical and recreational marijuana in the workplace. See Marijuana.
  • 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 that choose to conduct such testing must comply with the testing program guidelines of Maine's Substance Use Testing law. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
  • The Workplace Smoking Act prohibits smoking in all indoor areas, and outdoors except in designated smoking areas. See Smoking.
  • A "No Smoking" sign is not required. However, an employer must post its smoking policy. See Postings.
  • Employers are required to have a smoking policy. See Smoking Policies.