Companies Eliminating Drug Tests Amid Job Shortages, Marijuana Legalization

Employers struggling to fill jobs have begun to relax or eliminate drug testing requirements amid increased marijuana legalization and a tightening U.S. job market. 

Talk about a society on the brink of destruction.

With more and more states passing laws legalizing marijuana, companies have a new dilemma – not enough employees passing drug tests for employment.

Have a problem with Drug tests?….No problem!

Drug testing has been a standard procedure for decades across a variety of industries, ranging from finance to manufacturing to healthcare – which several employers have begun to eschew.

Las Vegas based Excellence Health Inc., for example, stopped testing employees for marijuana two years ago – and completely dropped drug tests in the beginning of 2018 for employees on the pharmaceutical side of the business. “We don’t care what people do in their free time,” said company spokesperson Liam Meyer. “We want to help these people, instead of saying:



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