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A Hound for Weed

March 15, 2017

“We finally have a tool to identify drivers who are actually stoned—and also to make sure we don’t arrest people who legally smoked pot the night before and are not stoned,” [Hound Labs CEO and co-founder, Dr. Mike Lynn] said. Read More

As legal weed sweeps the nation, startups are racing to make a breathalyzer for marijuana

March 9, 2017

“The current methods to detect THC test saliva, sweat, blood, or urine, but they cannot conclude whether someone used marijuana moments before driving down a freeway, or at a weekend party, or as a sleep aid two weeks ago.” Read More

Roadside marijuana breathalyzer can detect ‘high driving’

February 15, 2017

“It’s exactly how the alcohol standards were developed,” Lynn said. “Because we measure and have the objective data to share, we will be really instrumental in determining what levels are actually considered impairment.” Read More

This marijuana breathalyzer could change the world

February 11, 2017

“The device, manufactured by Hounds Labs in Oakland, isn’t yet ready for its debut. But once it is, it could solve one of the most pressing dilemmas associated with legal marijuana—that is, the inability to truly determine whether someone is driving under the influence of pot.” Read More

The marijuana breathalyzer tops police departments’ tech wish list

February 3, 2017

“We, the police in California, were hoping to have a scientific approach if we were going to legalize; a machine where we could say ‘okay, you have this much marijuana in your system,” Lompoc Police Chief Pat Walsh says. “The legalization came before the solutions to those types of questions.” Read More

About Hound Labs, Inc.

Hound Labs, Inc. is a scientific device company that developed the first technology to rapidly, accurately, and inexpensively detect and measure the levels of both marijuana and alcohol in a person’s breath. Dr. Mike Lynn, an ER physician, reserve deputy sheriff, and former venture capitalist and Mr. Kuni Oh, a patent attorney with deep technical background in engineering and science co-founded the Oakland-based company in 2014.

Learn about the Hound Foundation.