Delta-8 THC is the latest buzz in the hemp industry. The experimental compound has potential benefits for physical and mental well-being and has been a major draw for enthusiasts. However, the cannabinoid hasn't received quite as much attention as its close relative Delta-9 THC (a psychoactive compound found in marijuana) has, limiting research into the cannabinoid.
Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. This is the psychoactive compound in cannabis, in which many people know commonly as THC, or Delta 9. Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol, or Delta 8, is a similar compound to Delta 9, however it is much less potent and mildly psychoactive.