Amazon allows reinstatement of workers, applicants dismissed for marijuana use

Amazon has “reinstated the employment eligibility” for workers and applicants it fired or deferred because of marijuana screenings, the company said in a Sept. 21 news release.

The announcement followed the company’s June policy update, which brought news that Amazon would “no longer include marijuana in [its] comprehensive drug screening program.”

The changes were motivated by a number of social and business factors, Amazon said. Due to the increase in cannabis legalization in the U.S., the com

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