Delta 8 THC in Oregon: Is it Legal?
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Delta-8 is a popular form of hemp-derived THC. Unfortunately, Delta-8 is banned in Oregon, but if you want the "set and forget" convenience of online shopping for THC, you can get hemp-derived Delta-9 in Oregon.
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You Can Buy Hemp-derived Delta-9 in Oregon
You can't buy Delta-8 in Oregon, but you can purchase hemp-derived Delta-9 THC and have it delivered to your door. So what exactly is Delta-9 THC from hemp? Well, it's pretty much exactly as it sounds.
Delta-9 THC is probably the most recognized cannabis compound. In many instances, people call it "THC." When Delta-9 THC is derived from hemp at or below 0.3% by dry weight, it's legal on a federal level and in all 50 states (as of this writing).
Delta-9 is legal in Oregon, whether it is from hemp or marijuana. However, when derived from hemp, you can purchase it online and have it shipped to your door. Online ordering for marijuana is available in Oregon; however, it's closer to having takeout delivered in many instances than traditional online shopping.
No Delta-8 THC is not legal in Oregon
As of this writing, Delta-8 THC is illegal under Oregon state law.
Unfortunately, Oregon does not share similar policies on hemp-derived cannabinoids as more permissible states.
The following bill highlights why Delta-8 THC is illegal in Oregon.
Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission
ADULT USE CANNABIS AND HEMP CONCENTRATION LIMITS
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, this rule applies to industrial hemp products that:
(A) Contain cannabinoids and are intended for consumption or use; and
(B) Are offered for sale or transfer to a consumer in Oregon or imported into Oregon for delivery to a consumer on or after July 1, 2022.
(b) This rule does not apply to a hemp item, as that term is defined in OAR 845-025-1015, that is subject to the concentration and serving size limits in OAR 845-025-2760.
(2) An industrial hemp product meets the concentration limits permitted under this rule if:
(a) The total delta-9-THC as calculated in accordance with OAR 333-064-0100(4) does not exceed the maximum amount of THC permitted by more than 10 percent;
(b) The total delta-9-THC as calculated in accordance with OAR 333-064-0100(4) does not exceed the maximum concentration of THC permitted by more than 10 percent; and
(c) The testing done in accordance with ORS 571.330 or 571.339 was performed using a method with a LOQ sufficient to demonstrate that the total delta-9-THC does not exceed the maximum amount of THC permitted in a container by more than 10 percent.
(3) The maximum concentration and amount of total delta-9-THC permitted in a container and the maximum concentration or amount of total delta-9-THC permitted in a serving is listed in Table 3, incorporated by reference.
(4) An industrial hemp product may not contain any artificially derived cannabinoids.
(5) Serving size is as determined by the processor and must comply with applicable serving size limits.
(6) An industrial hemp product that does not fall within a category in Table 3 must meet the concentration and serving size limits applicable to a cannabinoid edible in Table 3.
(7) Civil Penalties. The Commission may impose a civil penalty of no more than $10,000 for each violation of ORS 475C.257 by a person other than a marijuana retailer that holds a license issued under ORS 475C.097 selling an industrial hemp product to a consumer that exceeds the concentration and serving size limits in this rule.
Delta-8 THC in Oregon's Future
Unfortunately, Delta-8 is not legal in Oregon. But if you want Delta-8 legal in your state, we recommend voicing your opinion to your local and state lawmakers.
And remember, although Delta-8 is banned in Oregon, you can still get hemp-derived Delta-9 THC products delivered conveniently and discreetly to your doorstep!
Can You Bring Delta-8 To Oregon
The last thing we'd ever want for you is to get into legal jeopardy over Delta-8 or other products. It's best to avoid bringing Delta-8 with you if you are planning on visiting Oregon.
Is Delta-9 Legal in Oregon?
Both marijuana and hemp-derived Delta-9 are legal in Oregon.
You need to be 21 years of age or older to purchase either product.
The only difference between the products is their concentration limits and if you can take them out of the state with you.
Marijuana cannot be taken out of the state, even if you travel to a state that legalized recreational marijuana.
That's because, as of this writing, marijuana remains federally illegal. Crossing any state line with it is prohibited.
What are the advantages of hemp-derived Delta-9?
There are many advantages to hemp-derived Delta-9 THC. This includes:
- Traveling across state lines
- Taking it on some airlines
- Legality in all 50 states
- Online shopping
The main advantages of hemp-derived Delta-9 THC are its availability and wide range of legality.
Where to buy hemp-derived Delta-9 in Oregon?
You can buy hemp-derived Delta-9 from this website if you live in Oregon!
But besides that, you can also find various retail locations that may offer hemp-derived Delta-9 THC.
You can locate your nearest retailer with this handy locater tool.