Cannabidiol doesn't affect driving skills, shows Sydney study
Cognition and driving ability are not affected by pure cannabidiol even at very high doses, a small Sydney pilot study finds.
The trial involved simulated driving sessions and revealed the 17 participants were no more likely to weave or to drive too close to a car in front of them than those on placebo.
Lead author Dr Danielle McCartney (PhD), of the University of Sydney, said the study's findings were in line with their hypothesis.
"Our expectation was that [cannabidiol (CBD)] would not induce feelings of intoxication