What Is Delta-10 and Why Is It Legal?

Delta-9 THC is the illicit compound that can make you high, euphoric and possibly paranoid. Delta-8 THC is another molecular neighbor you can make from legal hemp to produce mildly psychoactive effects.

What is Delta-10 THC?

Delta-10 THC, one of many cannabinoids found in cannabis and hemp. Delta-10 THC is not present in large quantities like Delta-9, so it’s difficult to extract from natural strains. Extraction Magazine reports that Delta-10 is so difficult to identify, labs often misidentify it for CBC and CBL using standard High Performance Liquid Chromatography methods.

What Does Delta-10 THC Do to the Body?

Although little has been known about the mechanism of Delta-10 THC’s action in the body it is likely that it interacts with the same way as other THC compounds. Delta-9 THC, and Delta-8 THC both have binding affinities to CB1 receptors in the brain and nervous system. These compounds produce different levels of psychotropic effects. Delta-10 could interact with CB1 receptors in high concentrations.

Is Delta-10-THCLegal?

Delta-10 THC derived from cannabis is currently illegal. This is due to marijuana being a Schedule 1 controlled substance. Delta-10 THC derived from hemp extract is legal in the legal gray zone.

The DEA has said all “All synthetically derived tetrahydrocannabinols remain schedule I controlled substances.” The issue with that statement is the DEA has not defined what constitutes “synthetically derived.”

This article was written by a cannabinoid specialist at DRIP Cannabinoids. DRIP Cannabinoids joined the market in June 2020. We quickly established our mission: providing customers with the purest oil on the market, and in tandem providing a premium product. Our products range from delta 8 tinctures, delta 8 pre-rolls, delta 10 gummies, delta 8 vape pens, and more. Through each and every one of our products, DRIP strives to relieve people from the discomfort, stress, and anxiety of daily life by giving them access to cutting-edge cannabinoids such as Delta-10 and Delta-8 THC. DRIP’s formulas and procedures are all designed with the purity and safety of the customer in mind.

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