If states are the laboratories of democracy, as the saying goes, those labs are getting some surprising results this year as they experiment with ways to regulate hemp derivatives in the face of federal inaction on the rise of intoxicating cannabinoids made from newly legal hemp plants…Continue Reading
When customers walk into The Holistic Connection in Nashville, they sometimes think the in-store cannabis is fake just because you can buy it off the shelf. But take it from John Slota, who has been working at the store for six months: It’s the real deal…Continue Reading
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Delta 8 THC Products — The FDA is taking a closer look this week at delta-8, or what some called legal weed, and has issued a warning to some makers over their unsupported claims about its health benefits.
Delta 8, according to the FDA, may be harmful to consumers. But it’s being sold everywhere. You can find it at tobacco shops, at convenience stores and gas stations.Continue Reading
Is Delta 8 for sale in Kansas still? Law enforcement officers with the Shawnee County Drug Enforcement Task Force executed search warrants on multiple retail businesses throughout Topeka and Shawnee County on Thursday, according to Deputy Abigail Christian.
Task Force officers seized illegal products that were being offered for sale and distributed to the general public.Continue Reading
A state trial court in Kentucky similarly upheld an injunction prohibiting the commissioner of the Kentucky State Police from “instituting or continuing any criminal enforcement action on the basis of legally compliant Hemp,” which “includes any products that contain [Delta-8 THC] unless it contains more than 0.3 percent [Delta-9 THC].”Continue Reading
Regulators in Michigan announced on Friday that a plan to allow cannabinoids derived from hemp to be processed into THC would be withdrawn from consideration. Delta 8 THC ban in Michigan, as well as other hemp derivatives…Continue Reading
A top federal drug official reiterated on Wednesday that adolescent marijuana use has not increased in states that have moved to legalize cannabis, much to the surprise of a GOP senator who said he expected otherwise based on alcohol-related trends.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Director Nora Volkow addressed the issue at a hearing before…Continue Reading
There’s a new cannabinoid player in town, and most don’t know everything about it… YET.
The interest in the delta-9 products will probably continue. As a general rule—for everyone’s health and safety—before we even dip our toes into this ‘legal’ THC variant, as some say, it’s vital that we do our research on it first. We, as consumers, should be able to identify what’s in it, what is it, and how it could affect our bodies. And how is the delta-8 different from the notorious delta-9 in every aspect? Good thing, we’re here to mediate in the delta 8 vs delta 9 fiasco. Time to dive deep and know the difference between delta 8 THC and delta 9 THC…
Since the rise of opioid overdoses, physicians have decreased prescribing them for patients with pain. Additionally, inflating drug prices have made it difficult for many to afford the medication they need, if they can get it.
As a result, people dealing with pain have had to look for alternatives and have discovered CBD oil for pain and other benefits…Continue Reading