Mississippi Drug Testing Laws

Covered Employers

Public & private employers

Applicant Testing

Not restricted

Employee Testing

  • Authorized testing: reasonable suspicion, routine physical exam, connection with rehabilitation or treatment
  • Random testing authorized by a collective bargaining agreement
  • Positive result or refusal may lead to discharge

Conditions & Methods

  • Advance written notice required
  • Documentation showing chain of custody
  • Confidential  test results 
  • Opportunity to explain positive results


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