June 25, 2024

Four years after the Bay State’s first recreational pot shops opened, the state is adding weed education to its driving school curriculum.

Massachusetts is the first recreational-use cannabis state to adopt, “Shifting Gears: the Blunt Truth about Marijuana and Driving,” a AAA curriculum that teaches teens about the risks of cannabis-impaired driving.

The educational video goes over how THC — the active chemical in marijuana — impacts cognition, vision, reaction time, and perception of time and distance.

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