Amazon Discusses Cannabis In Washington D.C., Will It Actively Push For Legalization And Why?

In June, corporate giant Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced it was time to adjust its outdated cannabis policy and told the world it will no longer test for marijuana for most of its job positions. The online retailer also declared its support for the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2021 ().

Having one of the largest companies in the U.S. openly supporting cannabis-related initiatives is an important milestone in and of itself. Now it turns out, there's more.  

The Seattle-headquartered company is apparently trying to persuade other corporations and to support federal cannabis legalization, according to Politico.

Amazon Discussed Federal Cannabis Policy 

Based on Politico's report, several and industry groups such as the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), and Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC) reported having met with Amazon executives in June to talk about federal

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and fellow Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced a draft proposal, the so-called Cannabis Administration & Opportunity Act, on July 14. The proposal contains a plan to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act

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