Most people have heard about THC. But for many, it is not completely understood that THC has a wide spectrum of cannabinoids within the cannabis plant. When we refer to THC generally we are referring to Delta-9 THC. THC can reference any tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Lately, another cannabinoid has been gaining traction and that cannabinoid is called Delta 8 THC. Delta 8 THC is available and is sold online at many places.
Generally Delta 8 THC delivers in trace quantities, it now possible to produce higher potency concentrates of Delta 8 THC for commercial uses. What makes this compound so unique is that it offers greater and more powerful therapeutic benefits. Studies and research have migrated into looking at the minor cannabinoids, scientists are now starting to comprehend these compounds. Research on Delta 8 THC is starting to understand that it maintains very powerful medicinal properties that could be something that could treat many medical conditions.
While Delta 8 THC is considered less potent than its sister Delta 9 THC referencing its psychoactive ability. On the other hand, its therapeutic properties have twice the medicinal value as compared to Delta 9 THC. Considering its strong medicinal
potential, Delta 8 certainly could be everyone’s go to product, replacing Delta 9 because of Delta 9’s strong psychoactive properties.
A significant problem associated with Delta 9 THC is simple. When utilizing Delta 9 for its therapeutic value the consumer has to increase the dosage and with that comes the greater psychoactive activity. Simply put, Delta 8 can be administered in higher doses without the psychoactive effect.
Delta 8 THC has become the new go-to amongst Delta 9 THC cannabis users. This is happening because Delta 8 THC produces a high with no fogginess. For some who don’t enjoy the intense high that Delta 9 THC produces, Delta 8 THC seems to be a viable alternative, creating a milder high euphoric feeling. Delta 8 THC does not create hallucinations, paranoia, or anxiety, those side effects are all consistent with Delta 9 THC.
Although all the benefits surrounding Delta 8 THC have not been completely explored, the findings that are available are fascinating. Now that Delta 9 THC is legal in most states and yet no dosing has been established, it is understandable that many people are turning to Delta 8 THC. Understanding that hemp products are legal in many countries and most states across he nation, Delta 8 THC isn’t confronted with as many challenges as its sister Delta 9 THC. As scientific progress is made, we could learn that Delta 8 THC may even be more beneficial than CBD products.
The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, also referred to as The Farm Bill, legalized products made from the Industrial Hemp Plant. It also states that the product must not contain more than 0.3% Delta 9 THC. The Farm Bill does not specifically mention or reference anything regarding Delta 8 THC. At the federal level as the Farm Bill is written Delta 8 THC is legal. At the state level, some states have banned Delta 8 THC. You will need to check your local state and municipalities for the laws governing your area.