March 27, 2021 SC Labs

High anxiety over federal weed loophole

Mona Zhang, Politico.

A seeming loophole in federal law is allowing people to buy products designed to get them high.

While many industry observers posit that Delta-8’s rise can be attributed to consumers in states that haven’t legalized marijuana, hemp businesses see a lot of sales even in states that are home to adult-use marijuana markets.

Paul ImOberstag’s small hemp farm in Banner, Ill., survived the bottoming out of prices in the CBD market and the pandemic.

Then, Delta-8 THC came along.

States are behind the eight ball on this one…This is taking the CBD and synthesizing a new compound using other chemicals that can introduce contamination and byproducts that are harmful.

Josh Wurzer, Co-Founder and President, SC Labs

In the span of a few months, Banner Harvest went from selling about 15 pounds of CBD-rich hemp flower a month to “basically zero” pounds. The reason: All of the wholesale customers were now stocking Delta-8 THC, a close cousin of…

Read Full Article at Politico

SC Labs

Are you over 21 years of age?

Your current browser is unsupported. Please install latest version of Firefox, Chrome or IE to view this site.