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The Growing Controversy Surrounding Delta 8 THC Products

 
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Exploring the regulation, risks, and impact on the hemp industry.

description: a mother in estill county, kentucky, holding a bottle of delta-8 thc oil, looking concerned as she reads the label for potential risks and side effects.

Delta 8 THC, popularly known as 'intoxicating hemp', regulation bills were voted in the New Jersey legislature on July 1 but there's a growing concern about the lack of federal oversight and potential risks associated with these products. Delta-8 THC is a psychoactive compound found in cannabis that offers a milder high than traditional THC, making it a popular choice among consumers seeking a legal high in states where marijuana is still prohibited.

Consumable hemp products contain industrial hemp or hemp-derived cannabinoids, including the non-intoxicating cannabidiol known as CBD. They may also contain trace amounts of delta-8 THC, which is often synthesized from CBD through a chemical process. This loophole in the law has allowed for the proliferation of delta-8 THC products in states where recreational marijuana is not yet legal, leading to concerns about the safety and regulation of these products.

An amendment to the new Farm Bill may put an end to the gray market for intoxicating hemp-derived products, such as delta-8 THC, by requiring stricter testing and labeling requirements for all hemp products. This move is seen as a necessary step to protect consumers and ensure that they are fully informed about the contents and potential risks of the products they are purchasing.

CBD. THC-O. Delta-8. When it comes to marijuana alternatives available in Wisconsin, there's a veritable alphabet soup of options. While these products may offer benefits for some users, there is a lack of scientific research on the long-term effects of delta-8 THC and other synthetic cannabinoids, raising concerns about their safety and potential for abuse.

Delta-8 THC products have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for safe use and may be marketed in ways that put the public health at risk. Without proper regulation and oversight, consumers may unknowingly purchase products that are contaminated or mislabeled, leading to potential health hazards and legal consequences.

Just days before U.S. House lawmakers adopted an amendment to the 2024 Farm Bill that would close a THCA “loophole” related to seeds and genetic materials used in the production of hemp products, further highlighting the need for comprehensive regulation of the hemp industry. This loophole has allowed for the production and sale of delta-8 THC products that may not meet the same safety standards as other cannabis products.

Floridians will still be able to buy and use delta-8 and other hemp products after Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday vetoed a bill that sought to ban the sale of these products in the state. This decision has sparked debate among lawmakers and industry stakeholders about the future of delta-8 THC and other hemp-derived products in Florida and across the country.

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