Frequently Asked Questions
Will Delta 8 THC get me high? What does it do?
Although not as potent as Delta-9 THC, Delta-8 THC is definitely psychoactive and will provide most users will a mild buzz when consuming.
What's the difference between Delta-8 and Delta-9?
Delta-8 and Delta-9 are similar THC compounds that bind to the same receptors in the endocannabinoid system in the brain. The difference is mainly in their strength and psycho-activity. Delta-8 is milder than Delta-9 and will provide users with a lighter buzz or euphoria, usually without any of the common adverse side effects like anxiety, paranoia, and grogginess.
How is Delta-8 THC legal?
Delta 8 THC is legal because when it is derived from federally legal hemp plants. According to the 2014-2018 US Farm Bill, any cannabinoids or compounds derived from federally legal industrial hemp are, in fact, 100% legal at the federal level. Some states have decided to implement their own restrictions on Delta 8 THC, so please be aware of the laws in your local jurisdiction.
What is the best way to consume Delta 8 THC?
It's best to smoke and/or vaporize Delta-8 THC to feel the most substantial and immediate effects, which will allow it to work instantly due to the rapid absorption these consumption methods provide. You can also take capsules, gummies, or tinctures, which will dilute the potency/effectiveness and provide a slower onset time that usually lasts longer. Be sure to try multiple methods of consumption and see what works best for you.
How long does Delta 8 THC stay in your system?
Delta 8 THC can stay in your system anywhere from 1-30 days depending on many factors, including how much you consume, your body metabolism, your age, weight, and how frequently you work out/sweat. Generally, the more regularly you use Delta 8, the longer it will stay in your system. Be aware, as some vitamins and medicines may slow down the breakdown of Delta 8 in your system. If you are trying to remove Delta 8 from your system, fasting and cutting your sugar/fat intake coupled with constant sweating and exercise can help eliminate these compounds faster, as they are stored in the body's fat cells.
Should I use Delta 8 Vape Carts, Flower, or Edibles?
The short answer is whatever you prefer! Flower and vape carts will provide the quickest and most potent effects. Delta 8 may affect you differently if you ingest it via gummy or other edible methods. Usually, edible forms are difficult to accurately dose, as they provide slower, more gradual onsets with longer-lasting effects when compared to inhalation. Inhalation via flower or vape also provides a more absorbable form of beneficial cannabis terpenes to the body. Be sure to slowly experiment with various products and figure out what works best for you.