What Is Delta 8 THC?

What is Delta 8 THC?

By Jill Raver 

What Is Delta 8 THC?

Delta 8 is a legal form of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) that is generally derived from Hemp. This useful cannabinoid is extracted from cannabis plants and then formulated into different products. From tincture drops and vape juice to gummies and more, this cannabis compound is available in many forms. Delta 8 has been reported to help with anxiety, pain, nausea, appetite, and more. 

What Is The Difference Between Delta 8 And Delta 9 THC?

Delta 8 is closely related to Delta 9, but these are unique cannabinoids. D-9 is true THC and is, therefore, stronger than D-8. But these chemical compounds are very similar and both are forms of THC. Delta 8 is a legal cannabinoid derived from Hemp. Delta 8 THCt offers a gentle buzz that is more suitable for those who want to relax or obtain relief rather than get “high” like with traditional Marijuana. The negative side effects like anxiety, paranoia, and drowsiness are much less likely when using Delta 8 vs Delta 9 THC.

Where Is Delta 8 Available?

Delta 8 is federally legal in most states and is available in online stores, dispensaries, smoke shops and even convenience stores. Online stores tend to be the most trusted resource for Delta 8. Look for great reviews and companies that provide independent lab testing. Delta 8 products are currently in high demand, so expect supplies to be limited and order online to guarantee you have access to high-quality products. 

How Much Delta 9 THC Is In Delta 8?

Delta 8 is a form of THC. Delta 9 is another form of THC. Delta 8 products have to contain less than 0.3% Delta 9 THC in order to be federally legal and compliant with the 2018 Farm Bill.

How Is Delta 8 THC Made?

Our Delta 8 is extracted from Industrial Hemp grown on licensed American Farms in soil free of pesticides, herbicides and heavy metals. At Hemp Bombs Delta 8, we control the production process from beginning to end to ensure the highest-quality products. Our food scientists and specialists choose the best ingredients and most effective processes for creating and perfecting our products. Our quality control managers ensure a tried and true, legal product that you can trust.

How Old Do You Have To Be To Buy Delta 8?

As far as federal regulations, there is not a minimum age to purchase Delta 8. However many states have mandates requiring you to be 21 in order to purchase Delta 8 THC. Therefore you must be 21 to purchase products from our website.

How Long Does Delta 8 Stay In Your System?

The length of time Delta 8 stays in your system varies a lot from person to person. The duration of Delta 8’s effects will also vary depending on the amount consumed and the type of Delta 8 product consumed. Edibles take longer to affect you and the effects last longer while vaping has fast results, but won’t last quite as long. Effects generally last anywhere from three to five hours. 


If you are wondering about how long Delta 8 stays in your body, this can range anywhere from a week to two months depending on many factors, but mainly if you are a mild or heavy user. And, yes, Delta 8 can cause you to fail a drug test. The test looks at both types of THC in the same way. So, if you know you are going to be drug tested, avoid any type of THC, including Delta 8.

Why Is Delta 8 Legal?

Delta 8 is legal because it is derived from Hemp. Hemp is a type of cannabis plant similar to Marijuana, but it can be specifically grown to only contain small amounts of THC (0.3% or less). Hemp is used for many products like clothing, rope, CBD, Delta 8 and more. Hemp (and therefore Delta 8 THC) is federally legal because of the 2018 Farm Bill that removed Hemp-derived products from the Controlled Substances Act. It was previously considered no different than Marijuana.

How Much Delta 8 Should I Take?

For Hemp Bombs Delta 8 Gummies, eat ½ or one whole gummy to enjoy 12.5 to 25mg of Delta 8 THC. Novice users and those just looking for some mild effects should always start with the lowest dose of Delta 8 and slowly increase until the desired effect is achieved.

How Much Delta 8 To Get High?

First-time users will need much less Delta 8 THC to get buzzed than experienced users. Start small and see how your body reacts. A small woman is likely to need a smaller dose than a large man. Keep in mind that while the compounds are similar, the intense psychoactive high that can be achieved from Marijuana or Delta 9 THC isn’t going to happen with Delta 8. The effect is more mild, as are the negative side effects like drowsiness, paranoia and anxiety.

Hemp Bombs Delta 8 has a line of delicious Delta 8 gummies that are sourced from premium ingredients and thoroughly tested. Order online today and have your items shipped discreetly to your home!


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