DOT OFFICE OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY AND COMPLIANCE NOTICE

February 20, 2020 Paul Shultz 0

February 20, 2020

The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-334, (Farm Bill) removed hemp from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act.  Under the Farm Bill, hemp-derived products containing a concentration of up to 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are not controlled substances.  THC is the primary psychoactive component of marijuana.  Any product, including “Cannabidiol” (CBD) products, with a concentration of more than 0.3% THC remains classified as marijuana, a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act. 

We have had inquiries about whether the Department of Transportation-regulated safety-sensitive employees can use CBD products.  Safety-sensitive employees who are … Read More...

EAP: Drug Testing Info

December 19, 2017 Paul Shultz 0

12/19/2017

EAP has received questions lately about drug testing. Use the link below to access the US Department of Transportation website’s section pertaining to drug and alcohol testing.

https://www.transportation.gov/odapc

You can also view/print/download a PDF of the DOT’s Employee Handbook below.

Please contact Paul Shultz, DL 142 EAP if you have questions. (cell) 704-907-3563. email pm.shultz@att.net or pshultz@iamdl142.org

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