Originally Published on KUER by Ivana Martinez
Patient advocates and some Utah pharmacists have been raising awareness about cannabis products containing delta-8 THC due to its potential health effects.
It is a naturally occurring substance that appears in small amounts in the cannabis plant. While it can still get you high, it’s less potent than the more commonly known delta-9.
Mindy Madeo, a pharmacist at the medical marijuana Beehive Farmacy in Brigham City, said delta-8 came onto the medical market pretty early. Madeo said it’s been commonly advertised as a “THC lite” or a “diet weed.”
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