Compared to Delta-9 THC, Delta-8 THC is relatively new. However, it is quickly becoming extremely popular. This is not only due to the way it makes people feel and because of its potential benefits but also due to its legal status. According to the two 2018 Farm Bills, Delta-8 THC is legal so long as it is hemp-derived and contains less than 0.3% Delta-9 THC. Delta-8 THC is completely legal at a federal level. That said, much more research has been done on Delta-9 THC than on Delta-8 THC. While you might be familiar with the potential side effects of high doses of Delta-9 THC, you might not know what to expect from Delta-8 THC. Although the side effects of Delta-8 THC are known for being much milder and less frequent than Delta-9 THC, there are still some potential side effects. Remember, Delta-8 THC is a psychoactive compound, so it does have the potential to cause some side effects, although generally quite mild. Right now, we want to figure out what exactly Delta-8 THC is, where it comes from, how long the effects last, and yes, what some of the side effects are that you should expect if the worst comes to pass.
- Delta-8 THC is a naturally occurring cannabinoid.
- It is usually synthesized out of hemp-derived CBD.
- Delta-8 THC has various potential benefits.
- It's much milder than regular Delta-9 THC but is still intoxicating.
- It may have various mild side effects, although nothing severe.