Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: South Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
- South Carolina employers may implement drug-free workplace policies. See Drugs and Alcohol.
- South Carolina has a very limited medical marijuana law. See Medical Marijuana.
- Under state law, an employer may establish a drug prevention program that includes a substance abuse policy statement. See Drug and Alcohol Policies.
- Employers in South Carolina are not prohibited from conducting drug and alcohol testing of employees or job applicants. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
- The South Carolina Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking in certain public indoor areas. See Smoking.
- Employers are not required to have a smoking policy, but may implement one that prohibits smoking in the workplace. See Smoking Policies.
- Columbia has requirements pertaining to smoking and vaping. See Local Requirements.