“We don’t want a device that says you smoked pot three days ago and gets you arrested. That’s pointless,” said Hound Labs CEO Dr. Mike Lynn, who is an emergency medicine physician and reserve deputy sheriff. “People who smoke pot tend to get high and then it gets into their bloodstream very, very quickly. After…
“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
“But with legalization rightfully comes regulation. Recently, a couple of start-up companies are looking to develop marijuana Breathalyzers to aid law enforcement agencies in controlling the said substance to avoid any form of abuse.” -Read Full Article
“As I wrote last week in my article regarding the approval of cannabis in Amsterdam, places that permit cannabis are now enacting laws forbidding people under the influence of cannabis to drive. In order to control this, the breathalyzer was created to test for alcohol. Now, Hound Labs, Inc. has created the world’s first cannabis…
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.
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