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Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking: New Hampshire

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


  • New Hampshire employers may implement drug-free workplace policies and require employees to disclose prescription drugs. See Drugs and Alcohol.
  • New Hampshire permits the medicinal use of marijuana (cannabis) for qualified patients. 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 New Hampshire are not prohibited from conducting drug and alcohol testing of employees or job applicants. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
  • Employers with four or more employees must comply with the Indoor Smoking Act. See Smoking.
  • Employers must post signs that state the applicable smoking restrictions. See Postings.
  • Employers must have a written policy addressing whether smoking is prohibited or permitted. See Smoking Policies.