Though legal, marijuana is still forbidden for most workers

Before she crashed the company car, Cyd Maurer, 25, was climbing a ladder of television news jobs.
She got her first gig as a reporter at KMTR-TV in Eugene, Oregon, in 2012 while still a senior at the University of Oregon. The station promoted her within five months. When the station sold and its new owners laid off most of the staff, Maurer landed a job at KEZI 9, also in Eugene.
Her journey up the ladder ended in May 2015, when she got into a fender bender in the company car and failed a drug test. Maurer wasn’t high at the time, but she had used marijuana the weekend before the accident, she said in a presentation in Bellingham in September.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 11:10am