World’s richest man, Tesla electric car CEOmuskIn 2018, when he was a guest on the show of well-known podcast host Joe Rogan due to live broadcast online.MarijuanaHe revealed in another podcast a few days ago that the US government later made him undergo a year-long random drug test.SpaceX“I was impressed.
As Business Insider reports, in the latest episode of “Full Send Podcast,” released on the 5th, Musk said that sips of marijuana gave him “great backlash,” including from SpaceX competitors. “The results aren’t really good for me and for SpaceX,” he said on the show, adding that he didn’t expect so much criticism.
“After that, I’ll have to do something like a random drug test to prove that I’m not a drug addict,” Musk said, adding that drug testing is required by the US federal government, “They’ve tested me. Tested everything, and it was random. Yeah. It’s not like ‘pick a day,’ I did random drug testing for like a whole year.” “Unfortunately, it’s not just me, it’s the whole company, the whole SpaceX, that has to do random drug testing,” he said.
Musk reportedly didn’t talk about how often he smokes marijuana, but he did say he’s not very skilled at it, “Obviously, I don’t even know how to smoke a joint. I mean, Look at me, I don’t have a Tips for Smoking Marijuana”.
It’s not clear how many employees at SpaceX were affected, but the company hired about 6,000 people in early 2019. Musk was interviewed that year by Rogan in California, where marijuana is legal for medical and recreational use but is still illegal at the federal level, and SpaceX launched a U.S. The government has won the contract. Under the Drug-Free Workplace Act, employees of any company with a federal contract of $100,000 or more are prohibited from using or distributing drugs in the workplace, and companies must have a drug-free workplace policy.