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What’s the science behind a THC breath-test getting a $300k pilot program in Oklahoma?

“I am very aggressive in that I’m trying to make our medical program the best medical program in the country,” [Rep. Scott] Fetgatter said. “I’m tired of listening to ‘what does Colorado do or California or Oregon.’ I want people to say ‘What is Oklahoma doing? How are they getting it right?’” View the full…

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Oklahoma To Test Marijuana Breathalyzer In DPS Pilot Program

“Cannabis experts said early data shows that this technology will help identify drivers who consumed marijuana within a few hours of behind the wheel. One lawmaker said it could help those who would fail a traditional sobriety or blood test.” View the full article here >

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CNN

Testing drivers for cannabis is hard. Here’s why

“We aren’t measuring impairment, we’re measuring THC in breath where it lasts a very short period of time, providing objective data about THC in breath to law enforcement and employers to use in conjunction with other information they have gathered,” said Hound Labs founder Mike Lynn, an emergency room doctor, reserve deputy sheriff and venture…

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SanFrancisco Chronicle

Lab says its marijuana breath analyzer will hit the market in 2020

“Lynn stressed that his mission is one of fairness. He says he has a more equitable approach for both police and employers than to test with blood and urine, where chemical compounds found in cannabis known as cannabinoids are detectable long after a person is high.” View the full article here >

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New breathalyser can test for marijuana, when it was last consumed

“As marijuana is starting to be legalized recreationally in many places, the new device has been labeled a “game-changer” by experts aiming to eliminate driving under the influence of the drug.” View the full article here >

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