Amazon backs bill to legalize marijuana in US

Published by
AFP

San Francisco (AFP) – Amazon is backing a US bill that would legalize marijuana nationwide and will drop a requirement that recruits undergo testing for the drug, the e-commerce giant said. A growing number of US states have moved to legalize the drug, although it remains prohibited at the federal level. “We hope other employers will join us and that politicians move quickly to pass this law,” Dave Clark, head of global operations, said in a blog post Tuesday. “In the past, like many employers, we have disqualified people from positions at Amazon if they tested positive for marijuana use,” he …

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In US News

Facebook Comments

Check Also

‘Breaking News in Yuba County’ a black comedy starring Allison Janney

Published by DPA No-one would envy Sue Buttons, ...

Archives