kind of an amateur here.

If the firing of the neurons' signals uses up some ATP, and smoking cannabis makes them fire off more quickly, do our brains use up more ATP to sustain that rapid firing?

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  • $\begingroup$ considering that it can hasten heartbeat and breathing, medicalxpress.com/news/2017-08-brain-cannabis-oxygen.html $\endgroup$ – com.prehensible Mar 14 at 21:28
  • $\begingroup$ IV THC injection increases glucose metabolism in chronic cannabis users..see researchgate.net/profile/Linda_Chang2/publication/… $\endgroup$ – CuriousIndeed Mar 30 at 19:02

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