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“No one wants drivers detained or wrongfully arrested because residual THC was detected days or even weeks after use. That’s the fundamental flaw of current detection methods that rely on tests of bodily fluids such as saliva, blood, and urine – methods that cannot isolate recent use because they detect THC long after the window…
“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
“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
“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
“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
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.