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Traffic Cops Might Soon Start Using Marijuana Breathalyzers

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Traffic Cops Might Soon Start Using Marijuana Breathalyzers

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We all know that there is a fair amount of Marijuana consumed by the youth today. But most of us don’t feel threatened enough when someone ‘high’ drives because we feel he/she is in his/her senses. The law and others seem to disagree, though.

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In a rather daunting yet intelligent move, it was reported that a Canadian company by the apt name of Cannabix Technologies has now begun to develop a prototype to test the THC levels in a person’s body, using a breathalyser-like device. While the device will be unable to measure the extent to which a person who has consumed pot, is impaired by the substance, it will definitely be able to detect it. Just like the breathalysers used for alcohol detection.

The breathalyser is yet to come out and will surely tighten the leash on traffic and driving rules. While this may be a brave step in the direction of safe driving and can reduce the risk of accidents, it will be a while before we see the traffic police using this unique breathalyser. Furthermore, it still remains to be seen if there is really a requirement of these kind of breathalysers in the first place as not enough research has been conducted to see the effect of Marijuana on keeping your eyes on the road.

All said and done though, you’ve been warned.

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Nikita Noronha
Nikita Noronha is the sub-editor for iGyaan. Her interests include photography, movies and of course, any kind of good food.
9 comments
Gaurav Chopra
Gaurav Chopra

Prem that's not me \U0001f606 Siddharth should be scared off ! \U0001f602

Akash Tripathi
Akash Tripathi

Mere pas aae toh.. Device is fatt jaega salo ka.. :p

Shrikant Bhole
Shrikant Bhole

Cutiaapa... bc.. Pandu log ke paas waise bhi kam chije hai paisa khane ke liye.. or ek dedo..

Rajdeep Ghosh
Rajdeep Ghosh

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Shresth Kapoor
Shresth Kapoor

Foolish indian government, doesn't understand that marijuana is the most awesome thing not like alchohol that make u accident prone its marijuana Chuindian government its just a small plant.

Hemant Kumar
Hemant Kumar

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