Tennessee Drug Testing Laws

Covered Employers

State Department of Corrections

Applicant Testing

Not restricted

Employee Testing

  • Authorized testing: Corrections Department employees if there is reasonable suspicion
  • Positive result may subject to discipline, but counseling and rehabilitation must be offered

Conditions & Methods

  • Circulation to employee of written summary of facts forming basis for suspicion
  • Opportunity for explanation
  • Confirmation of positive findings



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