Tag Archives: Guideline H

  • Is Your Security Clearance at Risk? The Truth About Marijuana Investments

    With the economy beginning to recover to its pre-pandemic levels, financial wellness has been at the top of mind for many working Americans. This is echoed by recent Gallup poll data, showing that around 61%—or 158 million Americans—own stocks or comparable investments. … more

  • Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I’ve Used Marijuana

    One of the most common questions heard from cleared employees is: “I purchased, smoked, or consumed marijuana. Is there any chance I can obtain or maintain my security clearance?” While there is not a straightforward answer, in short, marijuana still remains an illega… more

  • Medical Marijuana Edibles and Your Security Clearance

    The Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals adjudicates industrial security clearance cases for contractor personnel. Stay apprised of recent Industrial Security Clearance Review (ISCR) cases and their outcomes to safeguard your own clearance. If you want to maintain your … more

  • How to Obtain or Maintain a Security Clearance Despite Prior Drug Use

    Under Guideline H, Drug Involvement, the government may have security concerns about past or current illegal drug use since this can raise questions as to your judgment, trustworthiness, reliability, and integrity. Those possessing a security clearance are required to be res… more