University researchers develop marijuana breath test

University researchers develop marijuana breath test

As more states legalize both medical and recreational marijuana, some are concerned users will be driving under the influence (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

As more states legalize both medical and recreational marijuana, some are concerned users will be driving under the influence.

That's why a team of University of Pittsburgh researchers created a breath test that can measure the amount of THC in your system.

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It took three years to develop a handheld model that could be used by police in the field, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Although they have yet to commercialize their device, Pitt spokeswoman Maggie Pavlik said the group that recently...

Posted by TribLive on Tuesday, August 27, 2019

It's not yet available to buy, but the researchers have a patent for the device.

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