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Is Delta-8 THC a Synthetic? - It's Not...

Updated: May 13, 2022

The conversation about the legality of Delta-8 THC is relevant in Wisconsin (Hopefully this conversation will be moot in the upcoming months following the election with even more states legalizing). As a state, we are falling behind in this movement and so questions about legality are still prevalent…

Is Delta-8 Legal in Wisconsin? – Cannabis Law

In short, yes, but that does not mean there will not be confusion. Here is why; as explained by Cannabis Law Journal – “Buscher Law LLC”:

The true meaning of “synthetic cannabinoid” is ultimately moot because the language in the 2018 Farm Bill is so clear. Delta-8 THC is a naturally occurring component within hemp, and “isomerization", a process of transforming the chemical structure of one molecule into another with the same chemical formula, called an isomer - is used to harness the Delta-8.”

This is not a synthetic. Indicated by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, CDC and the DEA itself; “synthetic cannabinoids” are nonorganic, man-made chemicals developed in a lab setting and are typically infused into plant material. - K2, or Spice.