What is Delta-9?
Posted by JJ's Hemp Dispensary on 24th Oct 2022
What is Delta-9?
Delta 9 THC is a major cannabinoid that can be found in abundance in cannabis, often psychoactive in high doses. When people talk about the effects of THC, they often are referring to Delta-9. Additionally, most research specifically looks at Delta-9, making it the most well-studied and well-known form of THC.
What are some of the benefits and side effects of Delta-9?
Delta-9 can help aid in treating insomnia, pain relief, and anxiety. Likewise, it can stimulate appetite and treat nausea. Feelings of happiness or exhilaration, heightened imagination and improved sensory perception are also reported.
The side effects of Delta-9 can be anxiety, dry mouth, increased appetite and heart rate, memory loss, red eyes and slowed reaction times.
How is Delta-9, compared to Delta-8?
Delta-9 is much more potent than Delta-8 along with more side effects. Delta-8’s psychoactive effect is much more stable and mellower than it’s Delta-9, making it perfect for people wanting to have the similar effects of THC, but with more control. Many compare the Delta-8 high has a mild high, but without the associated paranoia or anxiety some experience when taking Delta-8.
Is Delta-9 legal?
The legality of Delta-9 depends on where you live in the world and if in the United States, what state you live in. In the states, it is federally illegal. As of writing this, these are the states that currently have Delta-9 legalized: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado. Guam, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Washington, DC.
Will Delta-9 make me fail a drug test?
Yes, Delta-9 THC is typically what drug screenings test for when testing for marijuana.
Is Delta-9 Available now?
Yes, there are many products (depending on your state’s/country legality) available with Delta-9.
Here at JJ’s, we are looking into getting Delta-9 products so stay tuned!