Delta 8 THC is illegal in Arizona

If you have even a passing interest in the hemp and cannabis plants and all of the various cannabinoids they contain, you’ve more than likely heard about Delta 8 THC.

This newly harnessed cannabinoid has exploded in popularity in recent years, with products of all kinds containing the psychoactive substance coming out on what seems like a daily basis.

But what is Delta 8 THC exactly, and why has it become such a hot topic in the world of cannabinoids? To help you get a better idea of the answers to those questions, we’ve compiled this comprehensive Delta 8 guide.

Is Delta 8 THC Legal in Arizona?

No, Delta 8 THC is not legal in Arizona.

According to 36-2501 from the Arizona Legislature, Delta-8 is not legal in Arizona since law considers all forms of THC to be illegal in the State. In their definitions, they state:

“Cannabis” means the following substances under whatever names they may be designated:

(a) Marijuana.

(b) All parts of any plant of the genus cannabis, whether growing or not, its seeds, the resin extracted from any part of such plant, and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of such plant, its seeds or resin, but shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of such mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination.

(c) Every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of such resin, tetrahydrocannabinol (T.H.C.), or of such plants from which the resin has not been extracted.

So beyond marijuana plants, federally legal Delta 8 THC is not available for sale in Arizona due to the laws wording which generalizes all forms of THC.

Is a Medical Card Needed in Arizona to Order Delta 8 THC?

As Delta 8 products are not regulated there are no medicinal Delta 8 THC products to purchase.  Therefore, even with a Medical Card for Delta 9 THC, you’re still not able to buy these products.

 

 

Delta 8 THC Flower
Delta 8 THC Gummies
CBD Tinctures

What is The Difference Between Delta 8 & Delta 9 THC (Marijuana)?

There are plenty of differences between Delta 8 and traditional pot. For starters, marijuana is a full-on plant, while Delta 8 is simply a chemical component of that plant.

While there is Delta 8 THC flower, it must be created through a relatively complex process, whereas marijuana can grow out of the ground entirely by accident and has done so for countless millennia.

If you’re speaking about the two as products, then Delta 8 and marijuana are relatively similar. You can consume both of them in various ways to enjoy their similar psychoactive effects and potential health benefits.

However, marijuana’s main psychoactive component is Delta 9 THC, which is stronger than Delta 8, so experiences when using the two can vary relatively widely.

Different Types of Delta 8 Usages

Like CBD and traditional marijuana there are different ways to take Delta 8 products with different companies specializing in specific forms.  Like Stardust Hemp specializes in high quality delta 8 thc flower, and others that focus on gummies or other edibles, tinctures and vapes.

Tinctures

Tinctures are created by using delta 8 thc distillate as a base carrier, typically with an alcohol-soluble combining as the common base. However, the better companies use MCT oil as the base carrier oil.

These products have a more rapid absorption rate as they are used sublingually underneath the tongue.

D8 Gummies

These edibles are similar to tinctures and capsules, but they use a gelatin or tapioca and fruity flavoring.

Our Delta 8 THC gummies are made with tapioca with high quality manufacturing processes to ensure a quality product and they are all 100%. These Vegan Delta 8 Gummies are some of the most popular on the market right now.

Delta 8 Vape Carts

These vape cartridges are made with D8 THC distillate and are typically disposable.  These are really popular as they are simple to use and you can take a quick hit when you feel like it with quick effects.

Is Delta 9 (Marijuana) Legal in Arizona?

Ironically, yes marijuana is legal in the State of Arizona for medical and recreational use for persons over the age of 21.