What Is Delta-9 THC?

What Is Delta-9 THC?

Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill hemp products and its derivative cannabinoids like Delta-9 THC, have become legal if products contain less than .3% of THC on a dry weight basis.

We know¬†all this jargon isn't exactly the sexiest way to talk about getting high, but you best believe LEUNE Gem Drops ‚Äď which feature all-natural ingredients, and are infused with hemp derived THC, CBD, and CBG ‚Äď will get you all up in your feels.¬†

So you may be wondering...

What is Delta-9 THC, and how is it different from THC in marijuana?

  • Delta-9 THC is a cannabinoid found in both hemp and marijuana plants. On a molecular level it's completely identical in both plants. The key difference lies in how the US government classifies it.¬†

What are the potential benefits of hemp-derived Delta-9 THC?

  • Like cannabis, research suggests hemp derived delta-9 THC has potential therapeutic benefits, including pain relief, anti-inflammatory effects, and possible anti-anxiety properties. Users also report mindful relaxation without the intense high associated with marijuana.

Is Delta-9 THC legal?

  • At the federal level in the United States, hemp-derived Delta-9 THC is legal if it contains no more than 0.3% THC. However, it's crucial to be aware of state regulations, as some states may have additional restrictions. (Future post to come on this topic!)

Can I get high from hemp-derived Delta-9 THC?

  • Yep! The atomic structure of Delta-9 allows the compound to create a strong bond with¬†CB1 and CB2 Endocannabinoid receptors, which is what gets you high.¬†

How can I consume hemp-derived Delta-9 THC?

  • Hemp-derived Delta-9 THC comes in various forms,¬†such as LEUNE Gem Drop THC Gummies,¬†tinctures, other edible forms, and vaporizers. Choose a consumption method that aligns with your preferences and your desired experience.

Are there any potential side effects or precautions?

  • Common side effects may include dry mouth, red eyes, and an increased heart rate. Delta-9 is not regulated by the FDA, however, so individuals with pre-existing health conditions or those taking medication should consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating Delta-9 THC into their routine.

Can I travel with hemp-derived Delta-9 THC products?

  • Yep! You just may want to carry documentation that demonstrates your product contains <0.3% THC if you are traveling to states where recreational THC possession is illegal. You can read more here.

Are there states where hemp-derived Delta-9 THC is banned?

  • Yes, some states, such as Idaho, have implemented strict regulations, prohibiting the sale, possession, and use of hemp-derived Delta-9 THC. Stay informed about the legal status in your state.

How can I ensure product quality and safety?

  • LEUNE's upmost priority is the health and safety of our consumers. All Gem Drops contain third-party lab testing results. This ensures transparency and allows you to verify the potency and purity of¬†our product.

Where can I find more information about hemp-derived Delta-9 THC?

  • Stay tuned to our blog for updates and informative articles. Additionally, consult with healthcare professionals and local authorities to ensure you have the most accurate and up-to-date information for your region.

We hope these FAQs provide clarity on hemp-derived Delta-9 THC. Remember to make informed choices and enjoy exploring the world of cannabinoids in your hemp lifestyle journey. 




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