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‘Driving while baked’: New marijuana breath test device to detect levels of THC

“Other companies have touted the ability to detect marijuana through the breath in products currently in testing, but Mr. Lynn says his product will be the first to give precise measurements in picograms — measurements of one trillionth of a gram — that can be used to determine a person’s current level of intoxication from…


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‘Driving while baked’: New marijuana breath test device to detect levels of THC

“Other companies have touted the ability to detect marijuana through the breath in products currently in testing, but Mr. Lynn says his product will be the first to give precise measurements in picograms — measurements of one trillionth of a gram — that can be used to determine a person’s current level of intoxication from…


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Oakland startup pioneers pot breathalyzer

“Lynn may be uniquely poised to become a leader in the new testing field: The practicing emergency medicine physician, trauma center teacher, and clinical faculty member at UCSF spent ten years in the venture capital field specializing in medical devices and biotechnology.” – Read full article


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Puff, puff, pass – or fail: East Bay cops to get pot breath tests

“Developed at UC Berkeley, trials on Hound Labs’ new technology will begin early next year at UC San Francisco. That’s when Alameda County sheriff’s deputies will begin carrying the prototypes of the firm’s handheld device to conduct voluntary roadside tests.” – Read full article


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A weed breathalyzer could be on the way

“Our ability to measure THC in breath really should shift the national dialogue from one about simply detecting if THC is in someone’s body to a conversation where standards can be developed that reflect actual impairment,” said Lynn. – Read full article


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Pot breathalyzer may be coming soon to police near you

“It’s not as if every breathalyzer will be replaced overnight [but] it will completely change the ability to recognize stoned drivers,” he says, “[and] our technology also will prevent the wrongful arrest of people who have some THC in their system but are not impaired.” – Read full article


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