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This Company Claims It’s Created the World’s First Weed Breathalyzer

“There is no good roadside test,” [Mike Lynn] said. “The challenge even with drug recognition experts who really do have a lot of training is there’s some subjectivity. We’re trying to provide the objectivity.” View the full article here >

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Effects of legalized recreational marijuana on California roadways

In 2018, the first full year of [California’s] prop 64, there were 333 DUI marijuana arrests — that is a 69 percent increase [from 2017]. View the full article here >

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New Breathalyzer May Detect Pot Impairment

The device uses the breath to measure THC, the psychoactive chemical in pot that makes you high. Lynn told NBC 7 the breathalyzer can accurately detect if someone has smoked pot in the last few hours. – Read Full Article

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Marijuana breathalyzer aims to detect high drivers ‘without unjustly accusing’

“A 2017 survey by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) found that almost 70 percent of cannabis consumers drove high at least once in the past year. Twenty-seven percent said they drive high almost every day.” – Read Full Article

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First marijuana ‘breathalyzer’ test created by California company

“As more states legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use, law enforcement officials have grown increasingly concerned about individuals driving while high. Until now, police officers in the U.S. did not have any roadside means to determine whether a driver had consumed cannabis.” – Read Full Article

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A California Company Has Won The Race To Develop A Cannabis Breathalyzer

“If successful, it could keep the roads safe while preventing cops as well as cannabis consumers avoid the hassle involved with false positives.” – Read Full Article

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Police Face New Challenges when Determining if Someone is too High to Drive

A California company called Hound Labs is developing a marijuana breathalyzer that detects whether a user smoked or consumed cannabis in the past few hours.   Watch the Video Here

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The Pot Breathalyzer Is Here. Maybe

“But Lynn claims the company has overcome the technical and scientific hurdles and can accurately measure THC in breath molecules in parts per trillion. That’s ‘kind of like putting together more than a dozen Olympic size swimming pools and saying, “Hey, go find those 10 specific drops of water and in those 10 pools put…

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Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opiods Raise Critical Issues for States

This report sponsored by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) covers key facts from a February 2018 survey of state highway safety offices on their challenges and strategies for dealing with marijuana- and opioid-impaired driving.   Read the full report here>

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Police: Driving while high on marijuana is a ‘growing problem’

“While officers rely on road side field sobriety tests, Oakland based Hound Labs has developed a [handheld] marijuana breathalyzer that measures the amount of THC in someone’s breath.” -Read Full Article

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