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Delta-8 Hemp Sales Ban Bill Advances in NJ Legislature

The NJ Senate Law and Public Safety Committee passed a Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) hemp sales ban sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex) and Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) to regulate the market. This differs from O’Scanlon’s bill S 3470, which Ruiz is also sponsoring. That would have the NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission regulate the Delta-8 […]

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State Senator Introduces Bill to Regulate NJ Delta-8 THC & Hemp Products

State Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) introduced legislation to regulate NJ Delta-8 THC and similar hemp-derived products. “There are unregulated, psychoactive hemp-derived products being sold with zero product safety or marketing standards in our communities,” O’Scanlon said. “You can get this stuff online, at the gas station, the pharmacy, bodega. It’s everywhere now.” “I sincerely hoped […]

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FDA Warns Companies Labeling Delta-8 THC Products Healthy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to five companies selling products with Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as health products. This is the first time the FDA has issued warning letters for products containing Delta-8 THC. They say Delta-8* THC has psychoactive and intoxicating effects and may be dangerous to consumers. The FDA […]

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Does Delta-8 Flower Reduce Joint Pain?

Delta-8 flower can help with joint pain. It contains CBD and THC which are naturally found in cannabis. These chemicals have anti-inflammatory properties, which help alleviate inflammation and pain in joints. Delta-8 flower is a natural substance that naturally occurs in plants in the form of essential oils. You can also use it in the […]

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Delta-8 THC Concerns Raised by CDC, Echoed by NJ Cannabis Trade Association

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a report warning of issues with the Delta-8 THC manufacturing process that the NJ Cannabis Trade Association (NJCTA) is echoing. “Hemp-derived Delta-8 THC has exploded in popularity in 2021. It has been touted as a ‘legal high.’ But Delta-8 products have also raised concerns over their legality, […]

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Delta-8 THC in Trouble, Getting Banned Slowly as States Crack Down

The renegade trend of Delta-8 THC products derived from hemp is under threat as state governments are making it illegal. Delta-9 THC is the type of THC identified and made illegal under federal law. Delta-8 THC is extracted from hemp via a scientific process. Fourteen states have banned Delta-8 THC already. They include Colorado, Washington, […]

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