According to a recent study conducted over the last three years by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), more than 100,000 truck drivers have been expelled from the industry due to positive marijuana tests. Surprisingly, the majority of these drivers have not returned to their previous positions.
The study, titled “Impacts of Marijuana Legalization on the Trucking Industry,” was published by ATRI in response to concerns about the growing usage of marijuana among truck drivers. This increase is largely attributed to the legalization of recreational marijuana in 23 states. It is worth noting that even if drivers test positive for marijuana while using it for medicinal purposes, they can still face prohibited status. Read More →