Delta 8 THC is a compound found in the cannabis plant, and it has been gaining popularity in recent years. But is it legal? The answer is complicated. While the federal government has not issued clear regulations or guidelines, some states have taken matters into their own hands and banned products containing Delta 8.In this article, we'll explore the legality of Delta 8 in different states and provide an overview of what you need to know. At the federal level, a recent verdict by a federal appellate court appeared to confirm the legality of Delta-8 products.
This means that its use, possession, sale, distribution, purchase and production are permitted within state boundaries. However, some states have taken a different approach and banned Delta-8 THC. Mississippi is one such state where Delta-8 is not legal under state law and is considered a prohibited controlled substance. In addition to Delta-9 THC, there is much less research on individual cannabinoids than on the cannabis plant as a whole.
This means that in an unregulated market, products containing this compound can easily be cut with toxic materials that consumers have no idea about. Therefore, it's important to be aware of the laws in your state before purchasing any Delta-8 products.At least 12 other states have also banned Delta 8, including Colorado, one of the first states to legalize marijuana itself. Meanwhile, New York has taken steps to ban Delta 8 products as well. What is worrying is that the federal government and its band of cheerful men from the DEA will be relentless in their attempt to shut down the delta-8, leaving users, manufacturers, producers and sellers of hemp in trouble.On the other hand, Delta-8 is legal in Alabama and Oklahoma following the passage of Senate Bills 225 and 352 respectively.
Hemp-derived Delta-8 is legal under Oklahoma State law and is not listed as a controlled substance after the enactment of the Oklahoma Industrial Hemp Program.In conclusion, it's important to be aware of your state's laws before purchasing any Delta-8 products. While it appears to be legal at the federal level, some states have taken matters into their own hands and banned products containing Delta 8.It's also important to note that very little is still known about Delta-8 THC itself and that products containing this compound can easily be cut with toxic materials that consumers have no idea about.