What the Hell is Delta-8?
Alright, it's time to uncover the burning mystery of Delta-8. I'm sure you've probably heard about it from your friends or seen it in your local vape shop but you don't know what the heck it is. I can tell you that it's not a new airline as the name might imply (laugh now). Stay tuned, let me break it all the way down for you.
What is Delta-8?
Delta-8 is a cannabis compound that has gained popularity because of its similarity to THC. Delta-8 exists naturally in the cannabis plant (hemp) and works much like THC, now it's a less potent form of THC so you're not going to be high as a kite, but you will get a nice buzz with psychotropic effects. In simpler terms, Delta-8 is the perfect marriage between CBD and THC.
What are the effects of Delta-8?
Delta-8 can give you a nice smooth high. Delta-8 contains many of the same effects as THC including pain relief, euphoria & happiness. Delta-8 can also help with insomnia. Where Delta-8 differs from pure THC is in its potency. If THC makes you feel anxious and paranoid then Delta-8 may offer you a more mellow high.
Delta-8 has some of the same side effects as THC which may include dry eyes or dry mouth as the most common side effect, short-term memory, and best of all the munchies. Since Delta-8 is fairly new, more research is still being conducted on its lasting effects.
Is Delta-8 Legal?
Delta-8 is not regulated like THC, you can purchase it online and in stores. Delta-8 is legal in most states, thanks to the 2018 farm bill. There are several states where Delta-8 is not legal including Delaware, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, Rhode Island, and Utah.
Is Delta-8 Safe?
Delta -8 is safe if you don't overdose, and you purchase your Delta-8 from a reputable source. Stay away from that black market stuff it'll kill you. You can't overdose on Delta-8 (contradiction), the worst that can happen is you'll get higher and have a thumping headache once you start to come down.
So what have we learned? Delta-8 is the "little brother of weed", it will get you high but it will not take you to the moon like dogecoin. Delta-8 is legalized in most states except the lame ones, and it's pretty safe. Delta-8 can be ingested or inhaled, the most popular is the Delta-8 gummies or the Delta-8 Cake. For the best place to buy Delta-8 head over to Smoketokes and buzz our line.