Defense Secretary Speaks About Marijuana- A Relaxed Stance When Hiring

A new generation of people, with a more relaxed view of marijuana, is now joining the workforce. The question for government agencies has become how to retain and recruit this new generation of talented individuals.

Recently at a TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, was responding to a question about whether someone who partook in edibles would still be eligible for a position within the military.

“It’s an important question and the answer is yes, we can be flexible in that regard, and we need to,” said Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.

Although Secretary Carter understands the need for change, we’re still not there when it comes to concrete actions.

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Marco Lopez

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