A blog about balancing SAFETY + FAIRNESS™ in the era of cannabis legalization

How Employees Are Influencing Cannabis Testing

An employee at a national machine parts manufacturing company suggested that the company start using a cannabis breathalyzer.

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How Employees Are Influencing Cannabis Testing
How Employees Are Influencing Cannabis Testing

How Employees Are Influencing Cannabis Testing

An employee at a national machine parts manufacturing company suggested that the company start using a cannabis breathalyzer.

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Rethinking Pre-Access Testing

Pre-access testing is flexible, cost effective, and well suited for workplace drug testing programs in the era of cannabis legalization.

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CEO, Dr. Mike Lynn Shares His Perspectives on Creating a Cannabis Breathalyzer that Is Easy-to-Use

Hound Labs needed to shrink a piece of lab equipment about the size of a pony into a carrying case, maintain ultra-sensitivity, and ensure the solution was easy to use.

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A Primer for Future Cannabis Legalization

Connecticut’s cannabis legislation will have profound and immediate implications – impacting employers and employees in legal and non-legal states.

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Cannabis legalization update

Cannabis Reform Is Now Everywhere – Even in the Conservative South

It’s no secret that cannabis legalization has become more and more commonplace in recent years – not only where you might expect it.

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What Do Mining Companies, Restaurants, Manufacturers, and Casinos Have in Common?

Marijuana legalization has created a myriad of problems for these employers and countless others across the country.

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A Negative Marijuana Test Result Might Be More Important Than a Positive One

With increased legalization and acceptable use of marijuana, positive oral fluid, urine, and hair test results no longer provide as much value.

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Marijuana Positivity Rates: What Do They Really Mean?

Recent reports indicate that marijuana positivity rates are rising, but is this really cause for alarm?

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A Brief History of Workplace Marijuana Testing: Today

What should employers do now that marijuana legalization has disrupted workplace drug testing that hasn’t really changed in 30 years?

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A Brief History of Workplace Marijuana Testing: The Beginning

A tragic train crash over 30 years ago led Congress to pass laws that are the origin of today’s workplace drug testing.

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Meet the experts

Dr. Mike Lynn

CEO and Co-founder

Mike co-founded the company on a simple idea – that science and technology can help create a marijuana breathalyzer that balances safety and fairness while recognizing the changing legal landscape of cannabis use.

He will blog about the science and technology that makes a marijuana breath test possible.

Jenny Lynn

Co-founder and CMO

Jenny has had thousands and thousands of conversations about legal marijuana use and balancing SAFETY+FAIRNESS.

She will share the insights she has gathered from others -- employers, employees, scientists, legislators, law enforcement, community advocates, marijuana policy advocates, and many others.

Doug Boxer

Chief of Policy and Strategy Initiatives

Doug is working to change public policy to address safety by ensuring the use of breath testing to determine recent marijuana use.

He will keep a finger on the pulse of public policy as it relates to recent-use testing.

Nina French

PRESIDENT, EMPLOYER SOLUTIONS

Nina is a recognized leader with 30 years of experience in a variety of roles in the employee drug testing and screening industry.

She will blog about industry trends, employer policies and operational procedures modified for recent-use marijuana testing, how breath testing can be added to an existing suite of conventional drug tests, and a wide variety of other topics.

Larry White

Executive VP Operations

Larry is an industry veteran that has led some of the largest pre-employment screening firms.

He will write about trends in the industry and how the Hound solution provides better information.

Kurt Milne

VP Product Marketing

Kurt is working with customers to understand how they use the new HOUND® MARIJUANA BREATHALYZER.

He will blog about customer use cases, business value, and product updates.

Louisa Ashford

Senior Marketing Manager

Louisa has been writing about recent marijuana use and marijuana breathalyzers for years. She has been integral to helping tell the Hound Labs story.

Louisa will write about a broad range of topics and help us cover topics of interest to our readers.