Good afternoon and welcome back to Leafly’s delta-8 THC newsletter.

Users consider delta-8 “marijuana light”—it’s only slightly different from delta-9 THC, which remains prohibited in most states. But due to a loophole in hemp legalization, hemp-derived CBD that’s chemically converted into delta-8 is legal in many states with marijuana prohibition. That’s triggered a billion-dollar hemp oil rush as the industry moves to satisfy Americans’ high demand to get high.

Is delta-8 THC still legal in your state or even county? What does the science say about safety? What do consumers report? Delta-8 news comes out daily, as regulators seek to keep pace with the new products legalized alongside hemp. What about delta-10, THC-O, or other novel…

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