Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
- New Jersey employers may implement drug-free workplace policies and require employees to disclose prescription drugs. See Drugs and Alcohol.
- New Jersey permits the use of medical and recreational marijuana. 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 in New Jersey are not prohibited from conducting drug and alcohol tests of employees and job applicants. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
- The New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act prohibits smoking (including the use of e-cigarettes) in indoor public places and workplaces. See Smoking.
- An employer must post applicable signs where smoking is prohibited or permitted. See Postings.
- Employers are not required to have a smoking policy but may implement one that prohibits smoking in the workplace. See Smoking Policies.