WVU in the News: As CBD oil sales hit the gas, WVU researcher studies its effects on driving performance

People have been driving under the influence of alcohol since before the first person crank-started a Ford Model T. But CBD oil didn’t become a concern until years after people began driving the Tesla Model X.

The widespread use of CBD oil is so new that scientists don’t yet understand all of the ways it affects drivers. Toni Marie Rudisill — a researcher with the West Virginia University School of Public Health—is recruiting participants for a new study into whether and how CBD oil impairs driving ability.

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