Delta 8 THC is NOT illegal.

Updated: Jan 19

There has been a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding about delta 8 THC. The DEA confirms that delta 8 made from hemp materials is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.

There are ultimately two main requirements for a Delta 8 product to be legal under the definition of hemp:

  1. It must be derived from hemp (again, naturally or synthetically produced from cannabis materials is legal; but synthetically produced from non-cannabis materials is illegal).

  2. It may not contain more than 0.3% Delta 9 THC.



The DOJ-DEA letter, in its entirety can be found here: DOJ-DEA Letter Regarding Natural Hemp-based THC Materials


https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-doj-dea-clarifies-position-120600928.html?.tsrc=fin-srch




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