With more and more states legalizing both medical and recreational marijuana, sooner or later some bright scientist had to invent a marijuana breathalyzer. Now it appears researchers at the University of Pittsburgh may have just walked to the head of the class.

A Pitt spokesman said a team from the university’s chemistry department joined researchers from Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering to develop a breathalyzer that can measure the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana, in a user’s breath.

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Deb Erdley ~ TribLive.com

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