America is Getting High on Hemp – What’s the Difference Between Lab-Made, Federally Legal Delta-8 THC and Real Weed?

The principal psychoactive ingredient in cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is responsible for the recognizable “high.” Cannabis plants contain delta-9 THC, which is well known for having strong effects. On the other hand, Delta-8 THC, which is frequently extracted from hemp, usually produces a tastier and more regulated high, indicating important differences between the two.