Frequently Asked Questions

What is Delta 8?


Delta 8 is a cannabinoid that naturally occurs in the hemp plant. THC is an acronym for tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical compound that is known for its psychoactive effects. When you think of getting “high,” you’re thinking of Delta 9 THC. Delta 8 provides a hybrid feeling between CBD and Delta 9 THC. The effects of Delta 8 are mildly psychoactive, and a more clear-headed functioning "light-high". In other words Delta 8 is in between CBD and Delta 9 (weed) -- meaning you feel more than CBD but it is 1/3-1/2 less potent than Delta 9.




What are cannabinoids?


Cannabinoids are the main chemical compounds made by the hemp plant, and there are at least 113 active cannabinoids identified. Cannabinoids work by binding to receptors in our endocannabinoids system (ECS).




What is the endocannabinoid system (ECS)?


The main role of the human endocannabinoid system is to maintain homeostasis—biological harmony in response to changes in the environment. Research initially suggested that endocannabinoid receptors only existed in the brain and nerves, but scientists later discovered that these receptors are located throughout the body and support a wide variety of processes, such as memory, mood, pain, metabolism, immune function, appetite, sleep, stress, and reproduction.




Is Delta 8 legal?


Yes! H.R. 2: The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill of 2018, legalized the use of non-Delta 9 THC cannabinoids from the hemp plant grown according to the specifications laid out by the legislation. The Farm Bill declassified hemp from the definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act, allowing it to play a larger role in the agricultural industry. Delta 8 THC is legal by federal standards when derived from hemp, containing less than 0.3% Delta 9 THC, and not synthetically derived. Though there are some states which have their own hemp laws that do not mirror the Farm Bill and Delta 8 is restricted. Such states include: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Rhode Island and Utah. At DD8, our Delta 8 products are 100% legal (non-synthetic) pure hemp derived Delta 8, containing <0.3% Delta 9 THC. Our commitment to quality and honoring the integrity of the plant guarantees the purest all natural hemp-based wellness products. We will never use any synthetic products, cutting agents, fillers, additives, flavorings, Vitamin E, MCT/coconut oil, or other harmful oils in our mission to help people feel good naturally. We're just extracted naturally Delta 8!




How is Delta 8 different from Delta 9?


The major difference is that Delta 8 is much less likely to trigger paranoia or racing thoughts. It’s not nearly as mentally stimulating or potent as Delta 9. An easy way to remember the difference is that Delta 9 is more head with less body and Delta 8 is more body with a clear-headed mind. The overall Delta 8 experience is a much lighter, calmer and smoother dose of elevation.




What form does Delta 8 come in?


Delta 8 comes in every type of product, from vapes like our DD8 pen, to tinctures, gummies, oil concentrates, and other types of edibles. Sign up to be first to know when we release our new DD8 product extensions - click here to stay in touch!




Does Delta 8 make you high?


DD8 is psychoactive for most people. However, not in the traditional sense. Delta 8 is known to provide a much more functional, active experience than Delta 9 THC. While the effects naturally vary from person to person, as they can for any medicine or substance, the most common experience of Delta 8 is a pleasant, clear-headed euphoria. It can be energizing at lower doses, calming at higher doses, and is generally not overwhelming or too intoxicating. Please use extreme caution. As effects vary and may be delayed up to two hours. Do not drive or operate machinery while using this product. Do not use if pregnant, nursing, or under 21 legal age. Keep out of reach of children and pets. May cause a positive drug test and intoxication.




What is the right dosage?


DD8 all-in-one vaporizers come pre-charged, pre-filled and ready to use out of the pouch. Our vaporizer technology is draw activated ready to use any time of day. For optimal results, we recommend warming up the oil by slowly drawing 3 times (LED blue light will glow with inhale). Wait a few minutes for the effects to settle and observe your body’s response. One 3 second puff = roughly 3mg dose of Delta 8. Keep in mind everybody’s biochemistry is different! Like sipping a glass of wine... start slow, repeat as necessary and experiment to find what works best for you.




Is Delta 8 Safe?


Yes! The main safety concern is that the compound is properly extracted or converted using the strictest procedures and guidelines. We recommend starting small and discovering the best dose for your particular needs. Refer to our FAQ "What is the right dosage?" to learn more.

If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs, we strongly recommend consulting with a medical physician before vaping or consuming Delta 8.

Avoid using if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are allergic to any ingredients listed in our product descriptions. DD8 products are not for sale to persons under the age of 21. Keep out of reach from children and pets.




Where do you source your Delta 8 and how do you extract?


We proudly source only USA hemp plants legally grown and sustainably harvested in compliance with the 2018 Farm Bill. Our hemp is locally sourced from farms in New York, California, Oregon, Colorado and Kentucky. All DD8 Dose of Delta 8 formulations contain only the highest purity Delta 8 distillate derived from premium hemp and botanical terpenes derived from all-natural plant material (no industrial stalks, trim, shake or seeds). Our Delta 8 distillate is naturally derived and is free of additives, impurities and residual solvents. We don't cut any corners so we can provide you with only top quality Delta 8.




How do your vapes work, what’s the hardware?


We engineered the industry’s highest quality hardware designed with safety in mind. Inside each DD8 vaporizer is a ceramic heating element, 380MaH battery, atomizer, and cartridge containing liquid (no Vitamin E acetate, MCT/coconut oil or other oils!). When inhaled the atomizer heats up the liquid and turns it into vapor. The vapor is what you inhale and exhale. It’s important to choose a vape with a ceramic heating element. Cheap vapes use hardware that aren’t designed with safety in mind. The heating elements are typically made of a plastic wick wrapped in a metal coil, which can reach excessive temperatures and create toxic combustion chemicals. We maintain ISO, CE, RoHS, MSDS and Heavy Metal Free certificates for our DD8 device and battery safety standards.




Do your products contain Vitamin E acetate, MCT/coconut oil or other oils?


No. No. And NO. DD8 vape products never contain Vitamin E acetate, MCT/Coconut oils, or any other harmful oils. DD8 consists of only two all natural ingredients - 100% pure Delta 8 hemp-derived distillate and natural plant derived terpenes for experience profile and aroma. No cutting agents, no solvents, no fillers, no additives or artificial flavorings ever. This is our promise and commitment to you.




Are your products lab tested?


Yes! All of our products are third-party lab tested by ACS Laboratory certified ISO17025, PJLA, CLIA accredited, DEA registered laboratory #RA0571996. We conducted testing from seed to sale. Before and after extraction, and in batches of final products to ensure the highest concentration, safety and purest D8 extract available. At DD8, the safety and efficacy of our products is our top priority, which is why we test for: - cannabinoid concentrations - terpene profile analysis - residual solvents - heavy metals - microbial contaminants (yeast & mold) - mycotoxins - pesticides - filth and foreign materials - Vitamin E acetate Please find our COA lab reports here.




What is the best way to store my DD8 pen?


We recommend storing your DD8 Delta 8 vape at room temperature to preserve freshness. Avoid extreme cold and direct heat or sunlight like a hot car.




How long will my DD8 pen last before it runs out?


Each DD8 Delta 8 disposable vaporizer is roughly 400-600 puffs. How long it lasts depends on your individual puff frequency. When the LED light starts to blink you'll have a few more puffs before it's time to recycle, or recharge if you can see there is still liquid visible from the side window. If the LED light does not glow blue upon inhale but there is still liquid remaining use the micro usb bottom port to recharge.




How and when to charge my DD8 pen?


DD8 should be ready to use out of the pouch, no initial charging necessary. Just remove the little dust stopper from the tip on the mouthpiece and puff to your desired dose of elevation. In the event over time you suspect low battery, or the battery life has degraded simply recharge as necessary. The LED blue indicator light will continually blink to indicate a low or no charge. Your vape pen will also produce significantly less vapor or no vapor when the battery is low. Should you need to recharge your DD8 all-in-one pen, connect a micro USB to the built-in charge port on the bottom of the device. When charging 3 x flashing blue lights means the device can be unplugged and ready for use. No more worrying about disposable battery shelf life or oils going to waste - DD8 is good to the last drop.




How do I unclog my pen?


DD8 all-one-vape pens contain high purity and oil concentration that is very thick and viscous. In some rare instances, the heating core can become oversaturated, which can cause blockage of the airway. Here are some helpful tips to clear the airway and get your vape running smoothly. - Store at room temperature. Avoid exposure to extreme cold or heat. - Clogged pens sometimes unclog themselves if you store them upside down after use. Try warming the oil chamber by rubbing the pen between your hands for 3-5 minutes to loosen - give a few good pulls and you should hear a “pop” clearing the device for vapor to produce. - Cover the two small carb holes next to the side windows and inhale while holding to release the clog and clear the device. - Another trick is to blow two to three puffs of air into the bottom of the device (where the micro usb is located). You will see the blue light illuminate when blowing into the bottom. Then simply turn your pen upright and take a few good pulls from the mouth to get it going (cover carb holes in the tip above for optimial results). - If your pen doesn't unclog, as a last resort you may try using the "toothpick technique". Gently insert a toothpick into your device's mouthpiece. Repeat this process at least 3 times until the blockage is cleared. For further assistance or general troubleshooting inquiries please contact us: hello@thedd8.com




Who shouldn't vape Delta 8?


If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs, we strongly recommend consulting with a medical physician before vaping Delta 8 THC as it may alter how your body processes medications.

Avoid using if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are allergic to any ingredients listed in our product descriptions. DD8 products are not for sale to persons under the age of 21. Keep out of reach from children and pets.




Will your products cause me to fail a drug test?


Similar to how consuming poppy seeds may lead to a positive drug test for opioids, consuming certain hemp products may lead to a positive drug test for THC (since THC is inherently present in trace amounts in hemp plants – less than the legal limit 0.3%). Although it’s rare, we strongly suggest consulting your health care provider before using our products if you’re subject to drug testing.




Do you have a recycling program?


Yes! Learn more about our recycling program through Dose of Chill. Please find our program details here. Simply send back 2-4 empty DD8 pens and get 50% off your next online order. You can also dispose your DD8 vape at a participating retailer for recycling and receive a rebate on your next DD8 purchase. Checkback soon for our stocklist of participating retailers near you!




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