WHAT IS DELTA 8 THC ?
Delta 8 THC is one of the 100+ cannabinoids in hemp. Processors extract and concentrate it since it only exists naturally in small percentages within the cannabis flower. Like other cannabinoids, it interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system – specifically the CB1 receptor of the nervous system – to bring on its psychotropic effects. Despite the difference in the natural quantities of Delta 8 and Delta 9 in cannabis, when concentrated, they interact with the nervous system similarly.
What is the difference between Delta 8 THC and Delta 9 THC ?
The main difference between Delta 8 and Delta 9 is the location of the double bond. Delta 8 has the double bond on the 8th carbon in the chain, Delta 9 on the 9th.
What are the effects of Delta 8 THC ?
The effects of the Delta 8 THC cannabinoid are described as similar to traditional Delta 9 THC, but have been described as less intense, though still powerful, offering the user a calm focus.
Is Delta 8 THC legal ?
Yes, The 2018 Farm Bill §297A specifically made all derivatives, isomers, and cannabinoids in hemp legal, provided the final product has less than 0.3% Delta 9 THC, it also includes an amendment to the Controlled Substances Act, explicitly removing all tetrahydrocannabinols found in hemp. Delta 8 THC is an isomer of CBD, a derivative of hemp and CBD, a cannabinoid found in hemp, and is ultimately contained in our extracts with less than 0.3% Delta 9 THC.
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• Hemp is thought to be the first domestically-cultivated plant, with evidence of hemp fabric dating to 8,000 years ago found in Turkey (former-day Mesopotamia). Other evidence suggests cultivation further back by two or more thousands of years.
• Hemp products are now legal in the United States.
• Hemp paper is stronger than wood-based paper, and can withstand more folding. In general, hemp has strongest natural fiber of any source.
• A hemp composite material (with limestone and water) forms a type of concrete (hempcrete) that can be used for home building, at 1/9th the weight. It also acts as insulation..
Hemp fibers have been used to manufacture hundreds of products that include fiber for injected/molded composite materials, twine, paper, construction materials, carpeting, clothing, and animal bedding. Seeds have been used in making industrial oils, cosmetics and other personal care products, and medicines. Hemp seed or oil can be found in cooking oil, salad dressings, pasta, and snack products. This crop has also generated great interest among pharmaceutical and medical researchers.
United States Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp, used products made from hemp, and praised the hemp plant in some of their writings. George Washington grew it to meet the needs of his own plantation. Hemp was used for rope, thread for sewing sacks, canvas, and for repairing the seine nets used at the fisheries.
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