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Study: No science in testing for marijuana use in drivers

“The officials behind Hound Labs see education as an equally important piece of halting stoned driving. There is a lot of misinformation out there — with some groups even suggesting marijuana has no impact on driving safety.” -Read the full article.

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How high is too high?

“The first generation will not measure [edibles], but we will be able to measure that down the road,” said Lynn, whose company, called Hound Labs, is one of several worldwide trying to create a usable device.” – Read full article

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This invention could address a serious marijuana concern

“..if all goes well (which is the expectation of its CEO Mike Lynn), they’ll be in the hands of law enforcement and interested consumers by late 2016. Clinical testing will involve legal medical marijuana patients at the University of California, Berkeley’s campus…” – Read full article

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This state could become the first to legalize marijuana without a ballot initiative

“As we examined last week, Hound Labs is in the process of testing a breathalyzer that can measure THC content in a user, which, if approved, could wind up helping law enforcement in a big way by getting impaired drivers off the roads and ensuring law enforcement doesn’t arrest non-impaired drivers.” – Read full article

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Marijuana: Legalizing Medical, Recreational Uses Has Implications for Workplace Drug Use Policies

Marti Fisher, Policy Advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, discusses how the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana impacts employers. This 7-page document provides an excellent overview of how marijuana legalization impacts many employer decisions – hiring and termination practices, workers’ compensation, and employee drug testing. -Read Full Article

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Will ‘pot breathalyzer’ pass the smell test?

“We need to identify those people that shouldn’t be driving. This is about saving lives and preventing tragedies,” Lynn said. “The guy that smoked yesterday and didn’t get behind the wheel, that’s not the person we’re focused on at all.” – Read full article