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 legislation 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.” …