How Much THC is in Delta 8?

by Brandon Ashburn December 09, 2021

How Much THC is in Delta 8?

My name is Master Bong, reporting for Bay smokes. Today we wanted to go over another question that people were asking us. Yes, we've been answering a lot of questions that you guys have about Delta 8 THC. How much THC is in Delta 8 THC is another common question that everybody is always asking so we figured that we would address the question and put it out there for you guys to get informed.

How much THC is in Delta eight?

Delta 8 tetra-hydro-cannabinol is technically THC. It's just in another form because it is derived from hemp plants that have less than 0.03% THC. All of this is thanks to the farm bill that was passed in 2018, talking about Delta 9 and addressing that but it did not mention anything about Delta 8.

Delta 8 THC is very similar to Delta 9 THC, so how much THC is in Delta 8? Let's compare it a little bit more to Delta 9. Delta 8 and Delta 9 are almost identical, with the location of one chemical bond setting them apart. They're extremely similar and both compounds activate your endocannabinoid system. The difference is in the structure of the molecules.

Delta 8 THC does generally make you feel relaxed, clear headed and creative without the paranoia that can come on with consuming cannabis which has a ton of THC relatively speaking. Again the effects of Delta 8 won't be as strong as the effects you get from THC. It's just going to be less intense. Basically the Delta 8 binds to the receptors slightly different in your body which might explain the milder effects of Delta 8 THC especially compared to THC.

Another observation about Delta 8 THC, is if regular THC generally makes you anxious or paranoid, Delta 8 could be a great, less potent alternative to THC. The biggest difference is that if you're in any illegal state, this can legally get shipped to your door! That's already two thumbs up for you because you don't have to do anything crazy or illegal and you can just sit at home. Chill, relax and Ding Dong THERES YOUR DELTA 8 THC delivered right to your door.

Stay educated and get informed, so you can make a conscious decision in your life.