Police Departments Are Testing a Weed Breathalyzer That Can Tell if You’re Stoned
The device could help law enforcement keep impaired drivers off the road.
A California-based startup is rolling out a super-sensitive breathalyzer that can tell if you’ve smoked weed in the past two hours. The goal? To help police keep impaired drivers off the road.
Driving while high is a major risk. Studies show that driving after you toke up can lead to dangerous habits like weaving, steering issues, and late braking, MensHealth.compreviously reported.
Currently, officers use field sobriety tests to determine if a driver is high, according to USA Today. They may also mandate blood, breath, or urine tests, which don’t always indicate if a person was high when they got behind the wheel. Many can only determine if a driver was high at some point that day or week.