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Tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs

Use these resources to create workplaces that are free of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.

Oregon OSHA

Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about drug and alcohol testing and other safety topics.

Drug and alcohol testing fact sheet. [PDF]

Tobacco-free workplaces

Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death and disease. It's also a leading cause of lost work time-more than alcohol abuse or family emergencies. Quitting smoking, or even just cutting back, improves a worker's productivity.

Avoid tobacco
This guide provides employers with ideas for supporting a tobacco free workplace. [PDF]

Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Law
Learn the requirements and find resources for providing a smoke-free and vape-free workplace.

Make your workplace tobacco-free
You can go beyond the requirements of the law and provide your employees with a completely tobacco-free worksite. This CDC guide provides all the reasons and steps needed to make your business smoke-free or tobacco-free.

Promote cessation
Seventy percent of smokers say they want to quit. 800.QUIT.NOW provides telephone-based cessation counseling and includes programs for non-English speakers, youth, and other specific populations. Call 800.QUIT.NOW (800.784.8669) or visit quitnow.net/oregon.   The American Lung Association site provides information about Freedom From Smoking, their smoking cessation program, and walks you through how to provide a comprehensive tobacco cessation benefit.  

Next steps Want to do even more? Many Oregon businesses are making tobacco-free workplaces part of their business plan. Find out more at smokefreeoregon.com/

Drug-free and alcohol-free workplaces

Making your workplace drug-free (SAMHSA) 
This comprehensive guide contains resources to help employers assess workplace needs, develop policies, conduct testing, provide training, and establish prevention programs.

Testing for nonmedical substances of abuse in Oregon (Oregon Health Authority)
Provides guidance for employers who conduct workplace screening.

Marijuana in the workplace

Oregon marijuana laws
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about marijuana in the workplace, along with summaries of relevant court cases. [PDF]