The cannabis market has been introduced to a rather new and positive variant known as delta 8 THC. It was published in 1941. It was declared legal in the United States of America in 2018. It is widely used in regions where most of the other cannabis variants are illegal. In 2020, it was the fastest-growing variant of all the other hemp derivatives. Delta 8 THC is very hard to produce by extraction due to its scarce presence in the cannabis plant. It is mostly produced by chemical synthesis for saving production costs. This production produces isomers of CBD, which are psychoactive, but the federal government opposes this technique due to safety concerns and delta 8 thc side effects.
Is delta 8 THC what it claims to be?
Delta 8 THC claims to be a safer short-term usage drug as per the studies conducted to date. Long-term effects have not been discovered due to the drug is a relatively new one. The drug is milder and more pleasurable in its psycho-activity than delta 9 THC. Delta 8 THC is vastly in trend now because it is legally safer than most other hemp derivatives. Delta 8 THC claims to have much medicinal use with the benefit of serving as an anaesthetic as claimed in research on animals. For glaucoma, injury of cornea and vomiting, and nausea induced by chemotherapy (CINV), delta 8 THC has been studied as a possible treatment.
Is delta 8 THC a safe derivative of hemp?
The delta 8 thc side effects may include:
- Various signs of depression.
- Slow responses to various stimuli.
- The slow activity of the respiratory system.
The admission of the drug by the oral path may induce side effects such as dryness of the mouth, dizziness, and blurring of eye vision. Much of the side effects of this drug may still be unknown because very few studies have been conducted for knowing the same. This is because the drug is new, and it also means no effects on a chronic user of this drug are known yet. This drug should still be used after consultation with a physician if one has an underlying medical condition, as its reaction to bodily functions and diseases is still unknown.
Delta 8 THC should be used in a safe amount at the right age, and the user must be fully aware of the drug. Delta 8 THC should not be used excessively, eventually leading to addiction and drug abuse.