People have often wondered if Delta 8 THC makes you high or not. The answer is yes, it does make you high, but the effect is milder than that of Delta 9 THC. It also tends to make people feel sleepy rather than euphoric, as most other Indica varieties of marijuana do. Depending on quality, quantity and other factors, both Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC can produce intoxicating psychoactive effects, or a “high”.
Despite their similarities, Delta 8 and Delta 9 also have important differences that you should understand before consuming any of these substances. Unlike CBD, consuming Delta 8 can make you high. It has been reported to be much less psychoactive than Delta 9 THC, but its effects are still remarkable. Both Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC are composed of the same set of elements (carbon, hydrogen and oxygen), but they only differ slightly in the way those elements are organized.
The first difference is that Delta 8 causes much milder physical or mental sensations (often compared to a “buzz”) without many of its side properties. Effects associated with Delta 9 THC. Delta 8 strains are usually regular CBD strains that have been sprayed with Delta 8 THC. Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC come from the cannabis sativa plant, which naturally produces more than 100 cannabinoids or active components.
Delta 8 is now available in the form of gummies and groceries, but if you prefer to smoke, you can also buy Delta 8 carts and sprayed flowers. Research on the long-term use of Delta 9 THC and its effects on sleep is limited; some studies show an improvement in sleep patterns and others indicate that chronic use of Delta 9 THC may have the opposite effect, since it alters sleep and delays the onset of sleep. According to the FDA, products containing Delta 8 may contain potentially harmful chemicals or contaminants, including household chemicals used during the chemical synthesis process that produces Delta 8 THC. In short, it is impossible to say definitively that Delta 8 does not give a positive result in a drug test, since it is about the quality and content of the specific Delta 8 product used, as well as the type of drug test administered.
That said, laws regarding the production, sale and use of Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC are constantly evolving. However, if the Delta 8 product contains concentrations of Delta 9 THC, a drug test may show a positive result for THC. Meanwhile, overstimulation of CB1 receptors by excessive consumption of either Delta 8 or Delta 9 can cause lethargy, disorientation, anxiety (and possibly panic), dry mouth and eyes, increased heart rate and loss of coordination.