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Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: Utah

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

  • Utah employers may implement drug-free workplace policies. See Drugs and Alcohol.
  • The Utah Medical Cannabis Act permits the use of medical marijuana by qualified registered users with a qualifying 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 Utah are not prohibited from conducting drug and alcohol testing of employees and job applicants, but may voluntarily comply with the Utah Drug and Alcohol Testing Act. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
  • The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act prohibits smoking (including e-cigarette use) in the workplace. See Smoking.
  • An employer must post appropriate 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.