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Marijuana breathalyzer almost ready

Posted at 8:19 AM, Nov 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-18 11:39:38-05

As more and more states move to legalize recreational marijuana, police are trying to find ways to test motorists suspected of driving stoned.

A chemist at University of California-Berkley has spent the last year and a half developing a breathalyzer that will detect marijuana. It will also be able to detect alcohol.


Although it can be obvious to police officers that a driver is stoned, making an arrest and getting a conviction are two different things.

The breathalyzer should be available sometime next year.