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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Oakland Company Develops Breathalyzer To Test For Marijuana

    As the Golden State gears up for recreational marijuana use to become legal, law enforcement officials and employers will eventually be able to use a tool to check if people are driving or working under the influence of weed. That's because an Oakland company is developing a breathalyzer to...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Legal Marijuana Creates An Industry For New Breathalyzers

    Starting in January, anyone over the age of 21 will be able to buy recreational marijuana in California. That's already the case in states like Oregon and Washington. And while buyers will be able to choose from a cornucopia of cannabis products, law enforcement still won't have a fast, reliable...
  3. Ron Strider

    VC Firm That Made Early Bets On Uber And Snap Investing In A Marijuana Breathalyzer

    In a first for the legal marijuana industry, a prominent venture capital firm has made moves to cash in. On May 23, Hound Labs, an Oakland-based startup that makes a breathalyzer for marijuana, announced a new $8.1 million round of funding led by Benchmark Capital. In the past, the Silicon...
  4. K

    Inside The Marijuana Breathalyzer Arms Race

    In November, Massachusetts and California legalized marijuana consumption as Florida, Arkansas, and North Dakota became the 26th, 27th, and 28th states to legalize the consumption of medically prescribed marijuana. When the new legislation goes into effect, half of Americans will live in states...
  5. K

    Marijuana Breathalyzer Being Developed

    Berkeley, CA - Police have alcohol breathalyzers to combat drunk driving, and they may soon have marijuana breathalyzers available to them. "We had to develop some new chemistry that can actually be done. It was not obvious when we started that we could tag this," Chemist Matt Francis, with...