A survey conducted by ClearanceJobs and the Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF) found that 30% of people between 18 and 30 are either not applying or withdrew their applications for jobs due to strict marijuana policies required for security clearances.

Published on April 20, the poll focused on young adults and on federal employment policies, particularly those related to cannabis, first reported Marijuana Moment.

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While nearly 80% of applicants initially wanted to get government jobs, 40% had consumed marijuana in the past year. Notably, 20% decided not to apply due to the government's stance on cannabis and 10% withdrew their applications for the same reason.

Additionally, 25% said the policy would keep them from seeking future clearance-required jobs and 39% said they were willing to …

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