In the Press
June 16, 2022

Lingering Questions After 9th Circ.'s Delta-8 TM Ruling (Law360)

Delta-8 THC, one of the 100-plus cannabinoids produced in the cannabis plant, has recently attracted attention due to its ability to deliver psychoactive effects similar to, but milder than, those delivered by Delta-9 THC,[1] and because it can be sold in several states outside of the regulated cannabis marketplace in retail outlets like CBD shops. While legal controversy has swirled around Delta-8, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has recently ruled that it is federally legal. No other federal appellate court has weighed in on the legality of Delta-8. Goodwin Cannabis co-chairs Jennifer Fisher and Brett Schuman, and Cannabis associate Kelsey Middleton explain more in this byline article. Read the Law360 article here.