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Delta 8 gummies contain delta 8 THC, which is synthesized from hemp-derived CBD through isomerization. Delta 8 edibles reportedly produce a more subtle high which leaving their users feeling blissful and euphoric. But, what makes delta 8 edibles better than delta 9 THC? even more so, how do delta 8 gummies differ from delta 9 THC products and CBD oil? And how can you pick the best delta 8 gummy for your Saturday night!
Traditional THC aka Delta 9 THC Vs Delta 8 THC
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Delta 9 THC is referred to as the traditional THC form since it’s responsible for producing the various psychoactive effects associated with marijuana use.
Briefly, the cannabinoid profile, THC included found in Indica species tend to elicit a strong body buzz. In contrast, the cannabinoid profile found in Sativa varieties tends to produce a more cerebral buzz. Apart from their psychoactive effects, it’s essential to mention that delta 9 THC is produced in large amounts by marijuana plants, unlike our delta 8 THC.
Now delta 8 THC does not elicit a potent high when compared to delta 9 THC. The reason for this boils to some simple biochemistry. Our delta 8 gummies contain delta 8 THC, which is nothing but an isomer of delta 9 THC. In simple terms, delta 8 THC shares a similar structure to delta 9, and for that reason, it acts similar to delta 9.
Delta 8 CBD Gummies Is that a Thing?
A delta 8 gummy is not the same as a CBD gummy. CBD oil, also known as cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid extracted from the marijuana plant. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound which means that it’s not going to get you high. So, what is it good for then? Well, there’s tons of research demonstrating the many therapeutical benefits CBD isolates have to offer. The list is extensive. Briefly, it has been shown to alleviate pain, inflammation, nausea, and anxiety in people and pets. Now there seems to be a lot of confusion with CBD and delta 8. There’s actually no such thing as delta 8 CBD gummies! All Plain Jane delta 8 THC gummies contain delta 8 THC and no CBD.
D8 Edibles aka The Light Weed?
D8 edibles and any delta 8 THC products will offer their user a more subdued cerebral high with the occasional munchies. That being said, we must clarify that the effects experienced are subjective to its user, and this is because delta 8 THC products are new to the market. Hence we do not have enough information pertaining to its effects and high. To explain the potential effects produced by delta 8 gummies, I have collated information from a few user reports and online forums.
So, will delta 8 THC gummies get you high?
Yes, but the experience may not be as potent as delta 9 gummies.
How does a delta 8 gummy make you feel?
This depends on the individual user and their personal experience with cannabis products. Many considered lightweight users (i.e., require a low dosage to feel the effects) experience a cerebral buzz coupled with euphoria, calmness, and joy. On the other hand, regular cannabis users (those exposed to delta 9 thc) may not experience an intense cerebral high.
Delta 8 Gummies 1000 mg or Delta 8 Gummies 500 mg
Plain Jane offers their cannabis followers a range of delta 8 THC products, including their iconic mouthwatering delta 8 gummies. Cannabis lovers can choose from flavors like sweet berries, zesty lemon, and juicy grape. Plain Jane delta 8 gummies are available as a 1250 mg bottle which contains 50 juicy gummies, and a 250 mg mylar bag, which includes 10 delta 8 gummies.
Is Delta 8 THC Legal? Here’s What You Need to Know About the 2018 Farm Bill
Initially, hemp and its products, including hemp seed, were a strictly regulated plant overseen by the Drug Enforcement Administration (also known as the DEA). In 2018, the Agriculture Improvement Act, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill, legalizing hemp and hemp-based products. The current status regarding the use and sale of delta 8 products is somewhat up for debate. This is because to obtain delta 8 THC, CBD (cannabidiol) derived from hemp must undergo a chemical reaction (isomerization) to form delta 8. So its this synthetically derived chemical is what is generally used when creating delta 8 gummies.
And, this is precisely the grey area or loophole in the 2018 Farm Bill. The delta 8 gummies contain THC derived from a hemp plant, which is not illegal under federal law. The Farm Bill loophole is currently a hot topic amongst the DEA and US lawmakers, and this means that the legality surrounds D8 products could change with time. So before you purchase your delta 8 gummies, consider the delta 8 THC laws that pertain to your state.