Studies related to Metabolic Rate and Cannabis

The Effects Of Smoked Marijuana On Metabolism And Respiratory Control

Effect Increase
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 8
Sex Male
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial, 8 healthy participants who had previously smoked cannabis smoked a 500 mg cannabis cigarette with 2.2. THC or placebo on two separate occasions.

Heart rate increased significantly after 16 minutes and up to 60 minutes, though not at 120. Resting ventilation, metabolic rate, and hypercapnic ventilatory response increased as well.