With Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill On The Table, Michigan Takes The 'High' Road For Regulating Delta-8 THC Sales

While many states are dealing with delta-8 THC sales by simply blocking them, Michigan has taken another road – a higher road many would say. Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed that will regulate the production and sales of hemp-derived delta-8 THC,  reported Hemp Today.

What’s The Deal With Delta-8 THC? Legal Loophole

The problem with delta-8 THC lies in the way it is produced, which involves extracting CBD from industrial hemp and then using acetic acid to turn it into THC, meaning it is not a naturally found compound in the plant, but artificially produced by new industrial methodologies.

When Colorado recently joined other states banning hemp-based delta-8 THC, its Marijuana Enforcement Division explained that “chemically modifying or converting any naturally occurring cannabinoids from industrial hemp is non-compliant with the statutory definition of industrial hemp product.” …

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