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Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: Nebraska

Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • Nebraska employers may prohibit drug and alcohol use in the workplace. See Drugs and Alcohol.
  • 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 implement a workplace testing program and follow the provisions of the state Drug and Alcohol Testing law may be protected from liability in certain civil actions. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
  • The Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking and the use of electronic smoking devices in the workplace. See Smoking.
  • A "No Smoking" sign is not required. However, an employer may post one where smoking is prohibited. See Postings.
  • Employers are not required to have a smoking policy but may implement one that prohibits smoking in the workplace. See Smoking Policies.