Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: North Dakota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
- North Dakota employers may implement drug-free workplace policies and require employees to disclose prescription drugs. See Drugs and Alcohol.
- The North Dakota Compassionate Care Act permits the use of medical marijuana by qualified registered patients with a debilitating medical condition. See Medical 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 North Dakota are not prohibited from drug and alcohol testing of employees and job applicants. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
- North Dakota prohibits smoking and vaping in all enclosed areas of places of employment and within 20 feet of entrances, exits, windows and ventilation systems of these areas. See Smoking.
- Employers must clearly and conspicuously post "No Smoking" signs. See Postings.
- Employers are not required to have a smoking policy but may implement one that prohibits smoking in the workplace. See Smoking Policies.
- Bismarck has requirements pertaining to smoking. See Local Requirements.