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Delta 8 is a well-known psychoactive component in cannabis. It is similar but less potent than Delta 9. Delta 8 also has euphoric effects. An isomer of Delta 9 THC is Delta 8.A cannabinoid generated from cannabis is called delta 8. It is one of many substances that are specific to the plant (there are currently over a hundred cannabinoids). Delta 8 is a naturally existing molecule, a cannabinoid. Delta 8 is known to cause less anxiety and paranoia than THC does.
According to the FDA, Yes. Here is what they wrote on their website, “Delta-8 THC has psychoactive and intoxicating effects, similar to delta-9 THC (i.e., the component responsible for the “high” people may experience from using cannabis). The FDA is aware of media reports of delta-8 THC products getting consumers “high.”
Delta 8 breaks down into the same metabolites that the illegal cannabis does. Current drug test, test for these metabolites. If you have these metabolites in your urine it will show as positive. The quick answer is yes, Delta 8 can cause you to fail a drug test.
According to the National Cancer Institute, Delta-8 uniquely binds twice with cannabinoid receptors in the nervous system that play a role in sleep by calming down processes like breath, heart rate, and mental activity. So, it may be able to regulate your sleep cycle and help you experience a sense of calm that promotes rest.
Yes, Delta 8 is as effective as Delta 9 in controlling pain with less undesirable effects. Because delta 8 binds to CB1 receptors in the nervous system, it has the potential to offer uniquely potent effects on pain. The nervous system consists of a series of pain receptors that are attached to the body’s nerve endings, which register pain and send signals to the brain to let it know that it has been injured. Basically, multiple studies have suggested that delta 8 offers analgesic properties, meaning that it may be able to desensitize the nervous system to pain, thus acting as a way for increasing pain tolerance.
Adding to that, research is showing that delta 8 may also offer anti-inflammatory effects which can regulate the body’s inflammatory response, reducing pain, swelling and other symptoms associated with inflammation.
Yes, Delta 8 is federally legal. The 2018 Farm Bill Act, the same law that makes CBD legal is the law that makes Delta 8 and other cannabinoids legal. The main THC in marijuana that is federally illegal is Delta 9. The 2018 Farm Act allows any product that has less then 0.3% of Delta 9 to be legal. Delta 8 is not legal in every state though. Please check your state law to see if Delta 8 is legal.
Yes, Delta 8 helps lessen and prevent Nausea and Vomiting. Delta 8 is branded under the drug name Dronabinol and is prescribed to reduce or prevent nausea and vomiting. It is given to cancer patients to effectively prevent nausea and vomiting during and after treatments.