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‘Drug Breathalyzer’ Bill Would Help Police Bust Stoned Drivers In California

As cannabis advocates are lighting up to celebrate the unofficial national holiday of 4/20, a California lawmaker is reigniting a debate that would allow law enforcement to use new “drug breathalyzers” on people suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs.

04/20/2015

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CA Lawmaker Wants To Put Breathalyzers Inside DUI Offenders’ Cars

The law would call for ignition interlocking devices. If the breathalyzers detect alcohol on your breath, the car just won’t start.

12/27/2014

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Brian Cooley: Life-Saving Car Tech Not Yet Mandatory

Two major new federal regulations are in the offing that could ask technology to erase thousands of auto injuries and deaths — but will they work and at what cost?

06/25/2013

A driver under suspicion of DUI undergoes a Breathalyzer test. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

SFPD Breathalyzer Error Puts Hundreds Of DUI Convictions In Doubt

Hundreds, or even thousands, of drunk driving convictions could be overturned because the San Francisco Police Department has not tested its breathalyzers, officials said Monday.

03/05/2012

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Santa Clara County Receives State Grant To Purchase Breathalyzers

The county has received a grant that will be used for state-of-the-art breathalyzers and more testing sites for suspected drunk drivers.

12/30/2011