Job applicants for gigs at company offices and warehouses will no longer be drug-tested for cannabis (though delivery drivers are another matter). What’s more, Amazon also officially supports federal marijuana legalization, and will join social-justice organizations and drug-reform advocates in lobbying Congress to pass the most progressive legalization proposal in Washington.
If age-restricted products like alcohol and cigarettes—as well as Amazon’s currently approach to legal cannabis products derived from hemp, like products with CBD and Delta-8 THC, which the company does not sell—are any indication, probably not.
“I don’t think they will touch it,” said Ralf Wilhems, a professor at Lake Superior State’s Lukenda School of Business, who teaches in the university’s cannabis business program. Even after legalization, “the risk is just too big,” he added. [Read more at Amazon]