Workplace drug testing issues – State Laws – Oklahoma
These categories do not effect DOT regulated drug testing. Government employers should always call for potential additional restrictions on employee drug testing.
All testing still must be conducted in accordance with the Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act.
March 14, 2019 - Medical marijuana “Unity Bill” provides that en employer may not refuse to hire, discipline, discharge or otherwise penalize an applicant or employee solely on the basis of a positive drug test result for marijuana, unless:
- The applicant or employee is not in possess of a valid medical marijuana license;
- The licensee possesses, consumes or is under the influence of medical marijuana or medical marijuana product while at the place of employment or during the fulfillment of employment obligations [the law does not define “under the influence”];
- The position is one involving safety-sensitive job duties, as such term is defined in [the law].