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When a weed-friendly world collides with your job application

When a weed-friendly world collides with your job application

OCTOBER 22, 2016 | KATE MARTIN

Yes, Washington was part of the vanguard when it came to legalizing marijuana. And yes, voters in even more states might approve legalization in November for recreational use.

But if you think drug tests have fallen out of fashion in Tacoma, Olympia and elsewhere in this state, think again.

Now that the economy has improved post-recession, companies are fishing from a smaller pool of job seekers who can pass mandatory drug screenings, said Hans Kueck, an economic development specialist with Pierce County.

When a weed-friendly world collides with your job application





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