The requirements for chemical drug screening of credentialed mariners is contained in 46 CFR Part 16 Chemical Testing. In short, these regulations state that all mariners employed on a vessel carrying passengers or cargo for hire, or engaged in any other commercial enterprise, must participate in a random USCG / DOT Drug Screening program. And, yes, the USCG / DOT Drug Screening tests for Marijuana as well as other dangerous drugs. These random drug screening programs are called consortiums and the consortium that you participate in must be a maritime consortium. Here are a couple of links to maritime consortiums.
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