People have to realize it’s not legal to drive impaired, period. […] While you or I may not do it, it’s the person in the car behind us or in front of us that is driving stoned who is going to pose a problem to us and our families. Listen to the full interview here…
“But Lynn claims the company has overcome the technical and scientific hurdles and can accurately measure THC in breath molecules in parts per trillion. That’s ‘kind of like putting together more than a dozen Olympic size swimming pools and saying, “Hey, go find those 10 specific drops of water and in those 10 pools put…
Both [blood and urine] can provide evidence that you’ve been using marijuana — so if possession or use is illegal, then the police might have a case. But if you’re in one of the 29 states that, along with Washington D.C., allow some of kind of pot use, then it’s impairment while driving they’re after.
Lynn says the breathalyzer actually measures both THC and alcohol. The two substances together have a stronger effect on drivers than either one alone. -Read Full Article
“The problem is really figuring out who is actually stoned — shouldn’t be behind the wheel or in the cockpit of an airplane, or in an operating room in the hospital — versus who has THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — just floating around in their system,” Mike Lynn said. Read More
The need to objectively test for marijuana-impaired drivers is growing. Yet existing drug testing methods and breathalyzers fall short. Hear how Hound Labs is breaking new ground with a breathalyzer that can measure marijuana particles in picograms. Listen Now
Dr Mike Lynn of Hound Labs talks about this company’s marijuana breathalyzer and his efforts to make it a useful tool for law enforcement.
Determining whether someone is impaired from marijuana and thus unsafe to drive is challenging. A new marijuana breathalyzer uses scientific advances to measure THC breath within the past few hours, the time period in which the federal government claims is indicative of impairment. Listen to audio here.
“One of the companies developing a marijuana breathalyzer is Hound Labs. Inside the Oakland, California office, CEO Mike Lynn is showing off the breathalyzer. It’s a small, black device with a tube sticking out of it. Lynn says if you blow through it a few times, it’s able to analyze and detect the amount of THC…
Listen here as Mike Lynn joins the Tom Sullivan Show to discuss marijuana-impaired driving and provides an update on Hound Labs’ progress.