Is Delta 8 THC legal in Connecticut?
Delta 8 THC is legal according to Connecticut state law. Like federal law, Connecticut specifically legalized all derivates, cannabinoids, and isomers of hemp including all THC other than delta 9 THC.
SUBSTITUTE SENATE BILL NO. 893
Public Act No. 19-3: Section 1.
(7) “Federal act” means the United States Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, 7 USC 1621 et seq., as amended from time to time;
(11) “Hemp” has the same meaning as provided in the federal act;
TITLE II ‘‘Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946’ Subtitle G—Hemp Production
(1) HEMP.—The term ‘‘hemp’’ means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of that plant, including the seeds thereof and all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.
(12) “Hemp products” means products with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis derived from, or made by, the processing of hemp plants or hemp plant parts;
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TITLE 21A. CHAPTER 420B – DEPENDENCY-PRODUCING DRUGS.
PART I – GENERAL PROVISIONS. Sec. 21a-240. Definitions. 7
(29) “Marijuana” means all parts of any plant, or species of the genus cannabis or any infraspecific taxon thereof, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds or resin. Marijuana does not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of such mature stalks, except the resin extracted therefrom, fiber, oil, or cake, the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination, or industrial hemp, as defined in 7 USC 5940, as amended from time to time. Included are cannabinon, cannabinol or cannabidiol and chemical compounds which are similar to cannabinon, cannabinol or cannabidiol in chemical structure or which are similar thereto in physiological effect, and which show alike potential for abuse, which are controlled substances under this chapter unless modified;
U.S. CODE § 5940. LEGITIMACY OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP RESEARCH
(2) Industrial hemp – The term “industrial hemp” means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.
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