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A California company is making a breathalyzer for marijuana

The device could revolutionize law enforcement’s ability to accurately identify stoned drivers, as other methods of testing like urine tests and hair tests do not account for how long the drug has been in a driver’s system -Read Full Article

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No uniform test for marijuana DUIs as legalization nears

As marijuana becomes legal, there’s growing demand for an objective test that really works. -Read Full Article

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Oakland Company Develops Breathalyzer to Test for Marijuana

“Hound Labs created the breathalyzer in hopes of conquering those shortfalls. Dr. Mike Lynn, the company’s CEO, says if THC appears in someone’s breath, that means they’ve smoked within the past couple of hours and are more than likely impaired.” -Watch the video and read the full article here

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Legal marijuana creates an industry for new breathalyzers

“The problem is really figuring out who is actually stoned — shouldn’t be behind the wheel or in the cockpit of an airplane, or in an operating room in the hospital — versus who has THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — just floating around in their system,” Mike Lynn said. Read More

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As Legal Pot Proliferates, How Do We Test For Impairment?

The need to objectively test for marijuana-impaired drivers is growing. Yet existing drug testing methods and breathalyzers fall short. Hear how Hound Labs is breaking new ground with a breathalyzer that can measure marijuana particles in picograms. Listen Now

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Dr Mike Lynn of Hound Labs talks about this company’s marijuana breathalyzer and his efforts to make it a useful tool for law enforcement.

Determining whether someone is impaired from marijuana and thus unsafe to drive is challenging. A new marijuana breathalyzer uses scientific advances to measure THC breath within the past few hours, the time period in which the federal government claims is indicative of impairment. Listen to audio here. 

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Driving While High? Texas Police Say A ‘Marijuana Breathalyzer’ Could Help Tell

“One of the companies developing a marijuana breathalyzer is Hound Labs. Inside the Oakland, California office, CEO Mike Lynn is showing off the breathalyzer. It’s a small, black device with a tube sticking out of it. Lynn says if you blow through it a few times, it’s able to analyze and detect the amount of THC…

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TechCrunch Asks Cannabis Breathalyzer CEO ‘Why Are You Such a Narc?’

“As he sat down to interview Mike Lynn, co-founder and CEO of Hound Labs, a startup in the process of developing the first reliable cannabis breathalyzer, Constine pulled no punches, asking, “Why are you such a narc?” The question got a laugh from both the audience and Lynn, who then launched into an explanation of…

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TechCrunch Disrupt SF spotlights fresh founders, not just hotshot CEOs

“As the marijuana legalization leads to a green rush of pot startups, Hound Labs is working to keep the roads safe as people get comfortable lighting up. CEO Mike Lynn‘s company has built a marijuana breathalyzer. Police are keen for a way to distinguish between who’s smoked weed in the last few weeks and who’s high right now….

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Bay Area company develops breathalyzer that can help detect whether or not someone is driving while high

“KRON4’s Maureen Kelly shows the video of a recent road test, which shows what happens once someone under the influence of weed gets behind the wheel.” -Read the full article and watch the video here.

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