FDA And CDC Issue Warnings On Hemp-Derived Products Containing Delta-8 THC

On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings to about the potential risks of consuming unregulated products that are advertised as containing the cannabinoid delta-8 THC. 

There has generally been a lack of rules governing delta-8 THC, which can be synthesized using CBD from hemp and is being sold in states regardless of whether they’ve legalized marijuana

According to the CDC, “Variations in product content, manufacturing practices, labeling, and potential misunderstanding of the psychoactive properties of delta-8 THC may lead to unexpected effects among consumers.”

In a health alert, the CDC warned public health departments about the increased availability of products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the potential for adverse events due …

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