Windows of impairment and detection

“In many states, employees have the legal right to use recreational cannabis,” Lynn says. “Someone could smoke at a barbecue on a Saturday, and risk testing positive [for THC in their blood] on Monday morning.” And their urine and hair would test positive for weeks.”

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Fleets ramping up training on marijuana impairment

“A lot of our non-regulated fleet employers are having to make hard decisions about either eliminating marijuana from their drug-free testing program or eliminating drug testing altogether just to get candidates through the door”

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Impairment testing lags behind state cannabis legalization

“‘The difference with the test and the reason why it’s groundbreaking, is it has a window of detection that lasts only a few hours,’ said Doug Boxer, the company’s chief of policy and strategic initiatives.”

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Marijuana Legalization, Testing and Impairment​

As more states legalize marijuana use, employers, providers and legislators grapple with the interplay between legal use, impairment and safety risks at work. The drug testing programs that employers have historically used as an effective deterrence and detection tool are no longer useful when addressing marijuana.

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Avetta, Hound Labs partner with world’s first on-site test for recent marijuana use

Hound Labs’ solution is a key method to help both employees and companies maintain safety in all areas of the supply chain. Companies now have an accurate way to determine whether or not employees recently used marijuana prior to coming to the job site.

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The World’s First Cannabis Breathalyzer May Be A Game Changer

“The invention could be a game-changer for law enforcement and employers to address marijuana safety concerns without unjustly accusing people who are using cannabis responsibly.”

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Ask Dr. Lynn – How does the Hound® breathalyzer balance safety and fairness?

Watch Dr. Lynn explain why a marijuana breathalyzer is a fairer drug test in the era of legalization.

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Ask Dr. Lynn – How will employers use the Hound® marijuana breathalyzer?

Employers will use the Hound® marijuana breathalyzer because it is a more fair marijuana drug test. Dr. Mike Lynn provides examples of how a marijuana breathalyzer will provide better information to employers.

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Ask Dr. Lynn – Why do employers need a marijuana breathalyzer?

Now that marijuana use is legal in many states, employers need a way to distinguish very recent use from past use.

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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.”

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