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Drug testing by employers in North Carolina is governed by these state rules.
An employer in North Carolina that requests or requires an employee to submit to a controlled substance examination must comply with the procedural requirements of the law in:
However, no employer is, by virtue of this law, required to conduct controlled substance testing.
The employer of any employee who tests positive in a drug or alcohol test required under federal regulations shall notify the Department of Motor Vehicles in writing within five business days following the employer's receipt of confirmation of a positive test.