Delta 8 THC - Frequently Ask Questions

What is Delta 8 THC?

Delta 8 THC is an endogenous cannabinoid, which is growing in popularity because of its unusual properties. Delta 8 THC is loved by consumers as it gives you a relaxing effect without dulling your senses and offers a smooth buzz without anxiety. Which means Delta 8 THC has the ability to become the first cannabinoid not to hinder operation when delivering THC 's benefits.

But what is THC in Delta 8?

Delta 8 THC is one of 100 distinct cannabinoids, which can be isolated by extraction. Delta 8 THC takes its name from a double bond found in the 8th carbon chain. While there is a Delta 9 THC, in contrast to the 8th carbon chain the molecular difference is that the double bond is found on the 9th carbon chain. 

What is Delta 9 THC?

Delta 9-THC or Delta 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol is the traditional version of THC and is the active ingredient in the Marijuana plant. This cannabinoid is responsible for the “high” feeling experienced after consuming a marijuana product and is currently federally illegal and illegal in most states.

What is the difference in Delta 8-THC and Delta 9-THC?

The main difference in Delta 8-THC and Delta 9-THC is federal and state legality. Delta 8-THC is fully federally legal and legal 38 states, while Delta 9-THC is federally illegal and illegal in most states. Both Delta 8-THC and Delta 9-THC produce euphoric “high” effects on users and carry a wide variety of medical and recreational benefits. For a full article on this subject Click Here

Is Delta 8 THC legal?

Due to the wording of the 2018 US Farm Bill, delta-8 THC is federally legal if ONLY derived from hemp. A lawyer for one of the vendors provided this letter. Other vendors have similar language on their website. Still, caution should be used when using these in public. Similar to smoking hemp in public, while it is completely legal, a local LEO might not be able to or care to tell the difference between the legal product and its illegal cousin so you might end up with a ticket or being arrested.

There are several states that have passed hemp laws which specifically forbid delta-8.  Click Here to see if your state allows Delta 8 THC.

Will Delta-8 get me "high?"

Sort of. Users have explained it as being more "stoned" than "high." It is much more of a body buzz without some of the anxiety/head-rush that is common with delta-9 THC cannabis. There are also some medical benefits that are starting to be researched. We're avoiding medical claims, so do your own research.

What makes Delta 8-THC the superior form of THC?

Delta 8-THC is superior to the traditional and illegal Delta 9-THC because it carries basically every benefit and effect of Delta 9-THC but is fully federally legal and legal in 38 states in the United States.

What is the difference between CBD and THC?

The difference in CBD (Cannabidiol) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is that CBD doesn’t carry the psychoactive effects that THC does. CBD can be used for numerous health reasons but will never give the consumer the “high” or euphoric feeling. THC carries most, if not all benefits of CBD, but also introduces the “high” euphoric feeling which can be hugely beneficial for many users.

What does “Hemp-Derived THC” mean?

“Hemp-Derived THC” means that the THC comes from the hemp plant. Under the 2018 Farm Bill, which clarifies that “Hemp” is any cannabis plant containing less than 0.3% Delta 9-THC, Hemp is federally legal for all intents and purposes under federal law.

Will Delta 8 show up on a drug test? 

It’s possible. Delta 8 THC metabolites may trigger many drug tests looking for Delta 9 THC metabolites. 

Where can I buy Delta 8 THC? 

Injoy Extracts  has you covered. Look through our collection of Delta 8 THC Vape Cartridges, Edibles, Oil/Tinctures, Hemp flower, and distillates here.

Does Delta 8 help with pain?

Delta-8 is a pain relieving, anti-nausea, anti-anxiety cannabinoid that also protects your nervous system, and stimulates appetite.

Is Delta 8 a controlled substance?

Delta-8 THC is an isomer derived either from the hemp plant or from cannabidiol (CBD). ... Delta-9 THC is significantly more psychoactive than Delta-8 THC, which is why it is still listed as a controlled substance in the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

Do you have to be 21 to buy Delta 8?

While there are no federal regulations setting the minimum age required to purchase Delta 8-THC, there are several state regulations mandating that consumers must be 21 years or older to purchase. For this reason, you must be 21 years or older to purchase any of our products both online at and in stores that carry Injoy Extracts product line

How long has Delta 8 been around?

In 1974, researchers used a trio of cannabinoids on mice, which included Delta-9 THC, Delta-8 THC, and CBD. The test, which was conducted by the National Cancer Institute, discovered the effects THC has by using the cannabinoids in mice.

How long does a Delta 8 high last?

The higher the purity of D8 THC and the fewer cannabinoids like CBD and CBG, the quicker the onset and higher the intensity of effects. If consumed orally, Delta 8 THC can take anywhere between 45 minutes and 4 hours to peak, with effects lasting as long as 12 hours.

Does Delta 8 make your eyes red?

Researchers reported insignificant side-effects while observing delta-8 THC's benefits on the body. ... Some known side-effects of delta-8 THC are: Red eyes if consumed in large doses. Increased heart rate – a 2018 review in humans found that delta-8 THC increased heart rate.

Does Delta 8 make you hungry?

Unlike Delta 9, Delta 8 does not make you extremely hungry or “have the munchies.” Instead, it simply helps an upset stomach feel settled and ready to eat when hunger strikes.

What is Thcv cannabinoid?

Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THCV, is a psychoactive cannabinoid found most prevalently in Sativa strains of cannabis. It is known to produce a more motivated, alert and energizing feeling of euphoria.

Is Thcv legal?

THCV is federally legal as long as it's extracted from hemp plants that contain less than 0.3% THC. At a state level, THCV is also permitted in all cannabis strains where medical and/or adult use is legal.