Companies To Halt Testing Employees For Marijuana

Mr Bill

Outside Looking In
Staff member
Jan 9, 2019
This is really good news! Hopefully they will all follow this trend!!

America’s biggest car retailer is no longer drug testing employees for marijuana

The largest automotive retailer in the United States, AutoNation Inc., just announced that it will not be drug testing job applicants or current employees for marijuana use. Other major companies are expected to follow suit in the coming years.

As AutoNation’s CEO, Mike Jackson, tells Bloomberg, the company actually stopped its drug testing for marijuana two years ago, but didn’t make the decision public until now. (If an AutoNation employee is found to have used illicit drugs other than marijuana, like cocaine, the company still considers this cause for firing.)

Previously, AutoNation would only hire employees who had passed their mandatory drug tests. This meant that marijuana users, even if they only consumed marijuana on the weekends or after work on weekdays, would not be allowed to obtain a job with AutoNation..........