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Cannabix is developing Marijuana Breathalyzer devices to give law enforcement and employers a tool to enhance public safety
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cannabix Technologies Inc. (CSE: BLO) (OTC PINK: BLOZF) (the “Company or Cannabix”) developer of marijuana breathalyzer devices for law enforcement and the workplace reports that it will be presenting at the International Association for Chemical Testing (IACT) conference in mid-April 2022. Cannabix’s Dr. Jared Boock Ph.D., will be presenting on THC Breath Testing Technology and Instrumentation and the Company’s marijuana breathalyzer technologies at the conference workshop session. IACT is composed of various governmental agency personnel involved in chemical testing related to traffic safety. IACT members are scientific and criminal justice professionals, including forensic scientists, regulatory inspectors, and law enforcement personnel with representatives from a majority of states and international members. IACT has standing committees to address various areas including legislation, training, new equipment and procedures and manufacturers of breath testing equipment.
Version 4.0 THCBA Update
The Company is also pleased to report that it has shipped new version 4.0 THC Breath Analyzers (THCBA) to select beta-site locations, replacing the previous version 3.0. Broader field testing and clinical testing to establish V4.0 benchmark standards are in development with this new device. This updated device has new sensor apparatus design and several related hardware improvements.
The THCBA is a drug screening device for various markets who are seeking a way to quickly (in less than 5 minutes), easily and non-invasively test for recent use of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) - the psychoactive component of marijuana that causes impairment. The THCBA consists of a handheld device and protective case which houses a sterilization module, sample preparation stage, device recovery station and integrated battery charging system.
About Cannabix Technologies Inc.
Cannabix Technologies Inc. is a developer of marijuana breathalyzer technologies for law enforcement and the workplace. Cannabix is working to develop drug-screening devices that will detect THC - the psychoactive component of marijuana that causes impairment using breath samples. Breath testing for THC would allow employers and law enforcement to identify recent marijuana use that better aligns with impairment. Cannabix devices are in the advanced prototype and pre-clinical testing stage.
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