And so it begins. Still a few days away but not too soon to talk about the changes.
I have no trouble obtaining cannabis and I am mostly at home so legalization isn't going to have much impact on me other than I might grow a bit. The aspect of legalization I most look forward to is debunking reefer madness. Some seniors are going to be really disappointed when they smoke up and discover it's pretty much the same as what we used to smoke.
"You don't feel any different having smoked?" CTV's Shannon Paterson asked.
"No, not really," he said. He added he felt less nervous after lighting up.
The software measures his speed and reaction times.
"So the baseline is he has to drive legally and he has to drive safely," Chen explained.
Gibson successfully completed the course. The verdict from the virtual reality driving instructor?
"The first one is definitely more cautious. Second time, after marijuana, you're more relaxed," Chen said.
"Your speed varies a little bit. Also the way you react changed a little bit as well."
Chen said everyone may experience a different effect, but it will still impair some of their abilities.
As a heavy user, Gibson has a high tolerance to marijuana.
"There may be some impact, but not to the point of a new user," he said.
He never feels impaired, he said, so he's not worried about getting behind the wheel.