Marijuana Reporter Gig Comes With a Catch

You have to pass a drug test
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2016 10:44 AM CDT
Marijuana Reporter Gig Comes With a Catch
Marijuana plants are shown in Albion, Ill.   (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

The Denver Post is looking for a journalist to cover the marijuana scene, including legalization battles, in the US and Canada for its website the Cannabist—or as Washington Post reporter Christopher Ingraham puts it, "DREAM JOB SIREN." But don't get too excited, stoner scribes. "As with every Denver Post position, a qualified candidate must successfully pass a drug test," the ad reads, per Time. Data journalists with a clean test and experience creating maps, charts, and graphs are encouraged to apply. (More marijuana stories.)

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