Study mission and purpose

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado School of Public Health, and Injury & Violence Prevention Center want to learn more about how people are affected by cannabis in different ways. We will use a driving simulator to compare the driving performance of adults who use cannabis daily, occasionally or have not recently used cannabis.

Why participate?

  • Receive up to $300 for your time 
  • Experience operating an advanced driving simulator
  • Help researchers learn more about the impact of cannabis on driving

What is involved?

  • One screening and one study visit at the research site in Denver
  • Study visit includes health tests and a driving assessment using a driving simulator
  • Participants must confirm that they have safe transportation home following the visit


Candidates may be eligible if they:

  • Are adults 25 to 55 years old
  • Are generally healthy
  • Use cannabis daily, occasionally or have not recently used cannabis
  • Regularly drive a car or truck 
  • Have a driver's license and health insurance

Get in touch

If interested in participating or learning more, please click on the Get In Touch button at the top of this page to answer a few screening questions and provide us with contact information.

Principal Investigator

Ashley Brooks-Russell, PhD

Phone: 303-724-8437


COMIRB #20-0949