Fangs burst through her gums as her jaw elongated into a razor–filled [razor-filled] muzzle and her ears elongated. After less than thirty seconds, the woman had been replaced by sleek, muscular, brown–furred [brown-furred] monster.
What you can or cannot believe isn't important, the truth is that canabis can have a devastating effect on the developing teenage mind.
Then legalizing and age restricting it will probably make it harder to acquire. As I recall, when I was in highschool in the early 90's--with the "War on Drugs" in full force--it was far easier to acquire pot, LSD, and cocaine than it was to get beer. Now that's just sad.
The beauty of an AI system is the system can be designed from the ground up avoid the restrictions we have.
Any sort of sapient artificially intelligent program we "create" is almost certainly not going to be designed from the ground up. It will most likely be designed with the ability to learn, and it will teach itself.
You need a hot desert to get the sand. You need sand to get the worms.
Sand trout make the desert. Then they turn into worms. Amateur.
I don't really care too much about making social commentaries or judgements. I just think it would be interesting to see how it affects you psychologically when you are a treated differently by society. I suspect that you'll quickly become a different person and behave and perceive the world like that other person. You might ever see yourself behaving in a manner that you despise in others. It would be quite an effective way make everyone a lot more tolerant of everyone else (not just black and white Americans) because everyone can empathize with everyone else. But more importantly....what an excellent trip toy.