The federal funds, awarded under the NIH's Small Business Innovation Research program, will be used to develop BreviTest's rapid robotic analyzer into a curbside saliva test of cannabis intoxication
for use by law enforcement, physicians, and end-users.
A placebo-controlled study to assess standardized field sobriety tests performance during alcohol and cannabis intoxication
in heavy cannabis users and accuracy of point of collection testing devices for detecting THC in oral fluid.
Marijuana-advocacy groups have argued that questions remain regarding the degree to which cannabis intoxication
actually impairs driving performance.
may double a driver's risk of a car crash, scientists reported in 2012 in BMJ.
Both the expression "The Happy Coach" and the abbreviation into THC connects Nimbin with cannabis: happiness, because cannabis intoxication
is looked upon as a happy nonviolent feeling among backpackers, and THC which is the chemical abbreviation of the main psychoactive ingredient of cannabis.
He said: "Cannabis has an effect on people, there is no safe level of cannabis intoxication