Amazon Supports Efforts To Reform Federal Cannabis Policy & Advocacy For Equitable Workplaces - Amazon.co
AmazonAMZN released a statement updating the company's position on pre-employment cannabis testing, SAFE banking, federalmarijuanalegalization and expungement while reiterating that itszero tolerance for impairment while working has not changed.
"We are enthused by the notable momentum in the country toward recognizing that todays status quo is unfair and untenable.We look forward to working with Congress and other supporters to secure necessary reform of the nations cannabis laws," per Amazon's June 8, 2023 statement.
Amazon's update on advocacy for equitable workplaces:
In June 2021, we announced that Amazon would exclude marijuana from our comprehensive pre-employment drug screening program for unregulated positions (e.g., positions not regulated by the Department of Transportation), and those not within Amazon Air. We also reinstated the employment eligibility for former employees and applicants who were previously terminated or deferred during random or pre-employment marijuana screenings.