Massachusetts adds marijuana education to driving school, the first recreational cannabis state to adopt curriculum

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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