If you need a drug or alcohol test our facilities are located throughout North Carolina. Drug testing is available in all areas of the state. Call now for immediate service. Drug testing services are common for second and third-offense DWI convictions and for those on probation. National Drug Screen Drug testing centers offer ETG alcohol testing, hair drug testing, and other 5-panel drug tests and 10-panel drug tests.
You may have a family member with a substance abuse problem who has lied repeatedly about it in the past, a family may request routine drug testing to help get that individual back on the right track. Drug tests or alcohol tests may be required by law for those serving probation or parole, depending on the conviction. A typical five-panel drug test will include:
- marijuana (THC metabolite)
- opiates (including heroin)
- phencyclidine (PCP)
Small businesses bear the greatest burden of substance abusers. Drug users don’t apply to jobs at large companies, which traditionally have established, companywide policies regarding drug use—instead, they apply at small companies that typically do not do drug testing or maintain a drug-free workplace. As a business, if you do not conduct drug testing of your employees, your business could be at risk for negligence lawsuits from customers and employees. For example, if an employee high on marijuana stumbles and falls, injuring a co-worker or customer in the process, your business could be sued for negligent hiring. “The plaintiff could say, ‘Why didn’t you drug-test?’” he says.
Employers in North Carolina may require applicants to take a drug test as a condition of employment. Unless the applicant signs a written waiver, a positive test must be confirmed at an approved laboratory. North Carolina employers may require employees to take drug tests. There are no restrictions on the circumstances in which an employer may require a drug test.
North Carolina private employers have more leeway than public employers. For public employers to have an enforceable drug-testing policy, you must balance the employees’ privacy interests with the interests of the government in conducting drug testing. random intrusive testing can be unconstitutional unless a compelling governmental need is shown.
Back in 2009, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that suspicionless drug testing of all school employees violated the North Carolina Constitution. The court explained that the North Carolina constitution – like the Hawaii constitution – provides greater privacy protections than the United States Constitution; the court also ruled that the school board could not merely declare all school employees to have “safety-sensitive” positions (equivalent to nuclear power plant operators or employees in chemical weapons factories) to circumvent long-standing rulings from the united states supreme court.
North Carolina has a law allowing limited use of medical marijuana to treat seizures, joining states where cannabis has been legalized in some circumstances for therapeutic purposes. This law allows the use of marijuana oil to treat epileptic patients. It does not allow for any smoking of marijuana or any kind of THC.
The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that an employer can terminate an employee who tests positive for marijuana, even if the employee has a colorado issued medical marijuana card.
Drug testing by National Drug Screen Center includes testing at SAMHSA-certified laboratories and reviewed by a specially trained and licensed physician also known as a medical review officer (MRO) and can be used in a court of law.
For Drug testing in North Carolina for employers call now: 866-843-4545
For Drug testing in North Carolina for individuals for immediate testing, call now: 866-843-4545