Delta 8 is a well-known psychoactive component in cannabis. It is similar but less potent than Delta9. Delta 8 also has euphoric effects. It is an isomer of Delta 9 THC. 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. Delta 8 also have euphoric effects.
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.
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.