Delta 8 FAQs


What is Delta 8?

Delta 8 THC is a tricyclic terpenoid, a natural ingredient found in hemp. Only small traces of delta-8-thc can be found in the hemp plant. So, in order to produce the desired, euphoric effects, Delta 8 must be extracted into concentrate. Although Delta 8 is nearly anatomically the same as Delta 9 THC, there are some key differences. Most have reported that the "high" produced by Delta 8 is milder, causing less anxiety. For those of you who have high anxiety, delta-8-THC may be right for you.

Delta-8-THC properties:

-antiemeticanxiolyticappetite-stimulatinganalgesicneuroprotective[Delta-8-THC] binds to the cannabinoid G-protein coupled receptor CB1, located in the central nervous system…This agent exhibits a lower psychotropic potency than [delta-9-THC], the primary form of THC found in cannabis.”

Delta-8-THC is chemically different from delta-9-THC by only a few atomic bonds and still delivers a potent high of its own.

The Geeky Description

According to the National Cancer Institute, Delta-8 (short for delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol) is a relative of THC. The ingredient exhibits similar antiemetic, anxiolytic, appetite-stimulating, analgesic, and neuroprotective properties.

Is Delta 8 Legal?

Delta 8 is a psychoactive ingredient found in the Hemp plant, which is protected under the federal 2018 Farm Bill. There is no telling if Delta 8 will remain legal; however, you're safe for now.

However, several states have banned Delta 8: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, Rhode Island, and Utah.

Can I fail a drug test if I use Delta 8 products?

Yes, you can fail a drug test if you use Delta 8 THC - The keyword here is THC.