CANNABIS IMPAIRMENT FOR TEENS
In a 2020 article in the Journal of American Medical Association, researchers found that almost half (48.8%) of teen drivers who currently use cannabis reported driving after using.
Cannabis use impairs cognitive abilities necessary for safe driving, including reaction time, road lane–tracking ability, and attention maintenance.
Cannabis can impair coordination, distort perception, and lead to memory loss and difficulty with problem-solving.
In 2017, 49% of drivers ages 14-18 who currently use cannabis engaged in driving after using.