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What is Delta-8-THC?

Delta-8-THC is distinct from the THC that is often mentioned in conversation about cannabis. What we refer to as THC usually means delta-9-THC, the main form of THC found in cannabis. Delta-8-THC  is an analog of delta-9-THC, a molecule with a similar structure, but some notable differences. While the two share many similar properties, such as reportedly stimulating appetite, reducing nausea, and soothing pain, delta-8-THC tends to exhibit a lower psychotropic potency than delta-9-THC. 

Does Delta 8 Get U High?

Short answer - yes. Unlike CBD, consuming Delta 8 can get you high. It's reported to be way less psychoactive than Delta 9 THC but there are still noticeable "high" effects. ... Delta 8 users have reported a clearer, less anxious and less sedative high

 

Delta-8-THC is a minor cannabinoid, occurring in the plant in very small concentrations. Delta-8-THC is also known to be a degraded form of THC, and is not directly produced by cannabinoid-synthesizing enzymes within the plant. When THC is stored for a period of time, it degrades into delta-8-THC. Commercial growers and extractors use selective breeding and molecular isolation to access greater quantities of delta-8-THC.

 

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“When I vape delta-8-THC, I notice that it stimulates my appetite.”

 

“I’ve been told that delta-8-THC gives a smooth high with no anxiety or paranoia.”