Amazon takes sides in favor of legalizing marijuana in the United States.
The stance of Jeff Bezos’ giant came with a post published on the corporate blog, where Amazon explains that from now on it will “actively support” campaigns for the liberalization of cannabis use at the federal level.
“We hope – the company writes – that legislators will act and approve the law”. Amazon also announces a policy change regarding employee controls in the hiring phase: marijuana use will no longer be a “stake” in worker recruitment
“For many years it has disqualified” potential workers just because they tested positive for marijuana use, the company pointed out, but “with the state laws” in force in the United States, we have changed course. for positions not regulated by the Department of Transportation “.
(Unioneonline / lf)
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