Holding weed? Your Uber driver can get you banned from the app


Your Uber driver is not your friend. In fact, they may very well be narcing on you right now — and you could get banned from the ride-hail app as a result.

The company’s Community Guidelines strictly prohibit “bringing open containers of alcohol or drugs into the car,” and that apparently includes weed. Marijuana, of course, is recreationally legal in nine states and the District of Columbia, but that doesn’t mean Uber is cool with it. 

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One rider found that out the hard way after he got a notification from the company threatening “permanent account deactivation.” The offense? Allegedly bringing some drugs into the vehicle. Read more…

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