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VentureBeat: Pot luck: Hound Labs raises $8.1 million to combat stoned drivers with cannabis breathalyzers

“Cannabis legalization has created a new global market for employee and law enforcement testing,” stated Benchmark general partner Mitch Lasky, who will also join Hound Labs’ board of directors.” Read More

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Rule Changes Ahead for 2017

Marti Fisher, Policy Advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, provides a brief update to her 2016 paper on Marijuana in the Workplace. The 2017 paper examines in greater detail the myriad of issues facing employers now that marijuana is legalized for medical and recreational use. -Read the full article

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As legal weed sweeps the nation, startups are racing to make a breathalyzer for marijuana

“The current methods to detect THC test saliva, sweat, blood, or urine, but they cannot conclude whether someone used marijuana moments before driving down a freeway, or at a weekend party, or as a sleep aid two weeks ago.” Read More

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Ask Dr. Lynn – Why do we need a tool to measure recent use?

Hound Labs CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Mike Lynn, talks about the wide-ranging groups of people whose interests come together around the use of a marijuana breathalyzer.

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What stoned driving looks like and how California might regulate it

“I think there is no shortage in the market for this,” said Lynn, who said the product could also be used by employers, particularly in transportation industries. “Whether I talk to parents or people in health care or law enforcement, many are surprised that we don’t have something already to get people off the street…

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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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Radio Interview: Boston Herald Radio with Mike Lynn, CEO of Hound Labs, Inc.

“Really the challenge that states have had is to find a method that actually shows impairment. Because if you look at other ways to test for marijuana – blood tests, saliva tests, urine tests and whatnot – those are easy to show marijuana, but the problem is that they don’t tell you whether somebody has…

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Survey Findings: Policies for Marijuana use in the Workplace

This presentation gives an overview of findings from SHRM’s 2015 survey on workplace policies regarding marijuana use. Employers’ practices regarding drug testing, consequences of drug use at work, and the impact legalization has on policies are all covered along with many other key findings.   View Full Report>

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