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As mentioned in our previous blog post about CBD , cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid in hemp. Delta-8 THC is also a cannabinoid in hemp, found in trace quantities, but mostly isomerized from CBD. Thus, most labs produce Delta-8 from CBD.  While Delta-8 binds to the CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors, CBD changes the shape of the CB1 receptor in a way that weakens its ability to bind with THC. CBD also modulates several non-cannabinoid receptors and ion channels.  Both are federally legal under the 2018 Farm Bill.  Difference between Delta-9 THC and Delta-8 THC From a chemical or structural perspective, delta-8-THC differs from...

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A growing trend is the rise in popularity of Δ8-THC. As most people are familiar with Δ9-THC, the primary active phytocannabinoid in cannabis/marijuana — and is a Schedule I Drug — that induces a high, Delta-8-THC is its close cousin that is also legal.  These two phytocannabinoids are analogs of THC whose atoms are arranged slightly differently. Delta-8 still connects to the central nervous system's cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1) that THC does, thus enabling people to get the benefits of THC with less of the psychotropic effect.  Therapeutic Benefits of Delta-8-THC: Antiemetic - helps with nausea and vomiting Anxiolytic - reduce...

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