High alert: cannabis users are bad drivers even when not stoned

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High alert: cannabis users are bad drivers even when not stoned

Researchers found that heavy users drove at higher speeds and through more red lights despite being sober

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Regular cannabis users are likely to be a hazard on the road even when they’re not stoned.

Research published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence delved into whether regular cannabis use affected driving ability even when users were not under the influence of the drug.

While several studies have examined the direct effect of cannabis intoxication on driving, there has been no research – until now – that examined the effects on driving in heavy marijuana users who were not high...

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