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NJ Delta 8 THC “Intoxicating Hemp” Bills Pass Legislature

Delta 8 THC “intoxicating hemp” regulation bills were rammed through the New Jersey legislature. (UPDATE 7/1: The bills overwhelmingly passed the Assembly and State Senate.) They passed it with amendments allowing liquor stores to sell hemp drinks that get you high after stopping and getting proper permission. The legislation mandated that the NJ Cannabis Regulatory […]

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NJ Assembly Committee Amends Medical Shrooms, OKs Delta Hemp Regulation

The NJ Assembly Health Committee amended a psilocybin or medical shrooms industry legalization bill and passed a bill mandating the NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) regulate Delta-8 and other hemp products. Growing & Justice Eliminated From Medical Shrooms Legalization The legislation A 3852 on psilocybin or magic mushrooms or medical shrooms industry legalization was heard […]

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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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The Nature of Hemp-Derived Delta-9 THC

Hemp-derived Delta-9 THC is the latest product cannabis companies have mass-produced by exploiting a legal loophole in federal laws. Since the federal government outlawed cannabis with Delta-9 THC decades ago, hemp-derived Delta-9 THC seems an interesting loophole. THC stands for tetrahydrocannabinol. It is the compound in cannabis that induces a high. According to Leafly, hemp-derived […]

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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 Crackdown Supported by Major Cannabis Industry Players

Influential cannabis companies and interest groups have come out in favor of the crackdown on the hemp extract cannabinoid Delta-8 THC. The substance has become controversial. It differs from the federally illegal Delta-9 THC but can still induce a high. In 2018, the federal Farm Bill legalized the industrial form of cannabis known as hemp. […]

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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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