Clearance Granted for Applicant after SOR Allegations under Guideline H

NEW ENGLAND – Applicant employee of Defense Contractor was issued a Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guideline H: Drug Involvement due to use of marijuana with varying frequency for about 3 years, with the last use occurring after being advised that a security clearance was required for the position, and with the last use occurring in the month preceding execution of the SF86; as well as purchasing marijuana on several occasions. After presentation of the case at a Hearing the Administrative Judge found FOR THE APPLICANT and granted the clearance.