A Guide to Delta-8 THC and Its Effects
In many ways, Delta-8 sounds too good to be true. Often called “legal THC” and “the milder cousin of Delta-9,” the uplifting and intoxicating effects of this cannabinoid have made it the most talked-about CBD product on the market.
What is Delta-8 THC and what are its effects? This guide will answer these questions and more to help you decide whether Delta-8 products are right for you.
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What Is Delta-8 THC?
Delta-8 THC is a naturally occurring cannabinoid coveted for psychoactive effects that are similar to but milder than those of Delta-9 THC. Delta-9 THC is the well-known cannabinoid responsible for the intoxicating effects of marijuana.
Delta-8 is about two-thirds as intoxicating as Delta-9 THC and provides a mellower experience that is perfect for people who find Delta-9 too intense. Delta-8 THC is available in a wide variety of products, including Delta-8 edibles and Delta-8 hemp flower.
Delta-8 THC Versus Delta-9 THC
Chemically, Delta-8 and Delta-9 THC are very similar because each has a double bond in its molecular structure. This double bond is what produces intoxicating effects.
Where the two THC’s chemically differ is in the placement of their double bond. Delta-8’s double bond is on its eighth carbon atom, whereas the double bond of Delta-9 is on its ninth carbon atom (hence the names).
The difference in the position of the double bond causes Delta-8 to interact with the endocannabinoid system in a slightly different way than Delta-9 does, resulting in it being less potent.
Although similar chemically, legally speaking the two are quite different. Delta-8 THC is federally legal because it’s derived from hemp. Delta-9 THC is federally illegal in concentrations above 0.3%.
Delta-8 THC Effects
Delta-8 has psychoactive and intoxicating effects. Users report that after consuming it, they feel euphoric, uplifted, and relaxed along with enjoying other wellness benefits.
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How strong the effects of Delta-8 gummies will be depends on things like the potency of the product you’re using and the quality of the Delta-8 extract used in the product.
If you buy Delta-8 THC products from Crescent Canna, you can rest assured that we have some of the strongest Delta-8 flower on the market and some of the highest quality Delta-8 gummies.
Is Delta-8 THC Legal?
Yes. The Farm Bill of 2018 legalized Delta-8 by legalizing all products made from hemp that contain less than 0.3% Delta-9 THC. So Delta-8 is federally legal.
Although Delta-8 THC is legal federally, it can still result in a positive drug test for THC. If you want a THC-free product instead, check out Crescent Canna CBD Products that use pure CBD isolate and are guaranteed to contain zero THC.
Who Can Buy Delta-8?
Although the federal government imposes no age limit on buyers of Delta-8, several states require buyers to be at least 21 years old. Crescent Canna follows this policy as well. You must be at least 21 years old to buy Delta-8 THC online or in-person from us.
Where Can You Buy Delta-8 Products?
If you’re looking for Delta-8 products, make sure to buy from a reputable company with high-quality Delta-8 edibles and Delta-8 flower.
Crescent Canna sells premium Delta-8 THC products that are lab-tested for potency, purity, and quality. Our Delta-8 is derived from high-quality organic hemp that is grown in the United States.
Customize your Delta-8 experience with our range of unique Delta-8 products! Check out our uplifting and calming Delta-8 Flower strains or our sweet and sour Delta-8 Gummies.
Feel Great With Delta-8
Launch yourself into a more positive mindset with our out-of-this-world Delta-8 hemp flower and Delta-8 gummies. Contact the Crescent Canna support team with any questions you have about Delta-8 THC or any of our other products.
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WARNING: Keep THC products out of the reach of children and animals. THC products are for purchase and use only by persons 21 or older. Do not use THC products if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consuming THC products will impair your ability to drive and operate machinery. THC products may cause anxiety, confusion, headaches, and other adverse effects. Do not use THC products if you are taking medication or if you have a health condition before first consulting with a doctor.