Why this pressing issue should be among cannabis consumers’ most urgent concerns – Cannabis News

Do you get high? Do you drive? This is why you need to understand the laws behind DUI marijuana charges — and the particular science of THC, too.

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Washington State Patrol eye new marijuana DUI testing technology – Marijuana News

SEATTLE -- Washington state troopers are keeping a close eye on their colleagues in Colorado who continue testing new technology aimed at keeping drivers high on marijuana off the road.

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Marijuana Breathalyzer Under Development To Nab Drivers Taking the 'High' Road – Marijuana News

The second-generation prototype of the portable marijuana field breath tester. Image: Tom Banse, Northwest News Network

Washington State University researchers are developing a hand-held device that police officers can use to detect THC in breath. THC is the main psychoactive compound in marijuana.

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Puff test for pot use will be reality within a year, WSU researchers say

Joints for sale at Mr. Bill’s of Buckley, the first recreational marijuana store to open in Pierce County outside of Tacoma, September 2014. Image: Peter Haley Staff photographer, via NewsTribune.com
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Researchers at Washington State University say they think they are about a year away from having a portable breath test that police can use to detect if someone has recently consumed marijuana.
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One toke over the line: Race on to develop 'pot breathalyzer'

marijuana cigarette and smoke
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As cannabis bans are relaxed in more U.S. states, the race is on to develop an instant roadside breathalyzer for police to test drivers who may be taking the "high" road.
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