Does Delta 9 Get You High? Consuming Delta 9 THC Products

The 2018 U.S. Farm Bill opened the doors to the legal use and sale of products made from hemp. You might wonder if these products are able to get you “high,” since hemp has similar elements as marijuana. In this article, we’ll dive into the effects of Delta 9 THC.

As more CBD products with THC hit the market, Delta 9 THC products are gaining traction. It is important to know the effects of consuming these products and how they may affect your body.


What is Delta 9?


While looking for products on the market, such as THC gummies, you might stumble upon Delta 9 THC gummies, too. Delta 9-THC a cannabinoid that is found in both the hemp and the marijuana plant. It’s the main psychoactive compound in marijuana out of almost 100 cannabinoids found in the plant, responsible for the “high” many users experience.  


Is Delta 9 Legal?


Yes and no. The 2018 U.S. Farm Bill allows the sale of products derived from hemp plants, which carry less than 0.3% Delta 9 THC. As long as any product has less than 0.3% of THC concentration, Delta 9 is legal in most of the country. Each state sets its own rules for Delta 9 legality. In some states, all forms of THC are fully legal at any concentration, while a couple of states outlaw Delta 9 entirely. Most states, however, adhere to Farm Bill guidelines for Delta 9..


All of Nama’s Delta 9 edibles meet the 2018 Farm Bill criteria, making them federally legal. As always, be sure to do research on your state’s laws before purchasing any products containing Delta 9 THC and always check the labels of what you buy before consuming.


Is Delta 9 THC Safe?


Like most cannabinoids, Delta 9 is a safe product to use with caution. Consuming a safe dosage by microdosing small amounts of Delta 9 products can help you feel safe without experiencing the unpleasantries of overconsuming.


Overconsuming Delta 9 products can cause you to feel extremely anxious and even lead to nausea and vomiting. Check the THC dosage of your product before consuming and pay close attention to the way you feel when consuming it, adjusting the dose and strains you use until you find what works best for what you need.


All nama CBD Delta 9 products are carefully calibrated to have a low dosage of Delta 9, enough to provide the benefits of THC without unwanted effects. Shop now. 


Will Delta 9 THC Get You High?


Delta 9 THC can get you high, or a little “buzzed” depending on the amount of THC consumed. THC binds with the cannabinoid receptors that exist in your brain, leading to the psychoactive effects that follow it. Most users report psychoactive effects of relaxation, laughter, euphoria, and ease.


How Much Delta 9 THC Does it Take to Get High?


Different people react differently to Delta 9. Determining how much of a dosage it takes for someone to get high depends on a person’s age, weight, diet, and past experiences with Delta 9 THC. It’s important to consume a product with a specified dosage content to ensure you have a way to measure as you consume. Your Delta 9 edibles, dried flower, and other tinctures should clearly express what ratios of THC are inside.


Taking a smaller dosage, somewhere between 1 and 5 mg, can get you high if you don’t have much experience with Delta 9. Others with a higher tolerance to Delta 9 could take a higher dose between 10 to 20 milligrams, before feeling high.


How Long Does Delta 9 THC Take to Kick In?


How long it takes to feel the effects of Delta 9 THC depends on the type of consumption. There are several ways to consume Delta 9 THC, including inhalation, oral ingestion, sublingual and topical.  Each method has unique characteristics that influence the speed at which the effects are felt. Let’s look at each:


  • Inhalation: this includes vaping and smoking. Typically, the effects of Delta 9 THC when vaping or smoking are felt within minutes.
  • Oral Ingestion: oral ingestion typically includes edibles, pills and capsules. Oral ingestion can be felt within 20-30 minutes if they are fast acting edibles such as nama’s fast acting Delta 9 THC gummies or up to two hours for pills, capsules, and regular edibles.
  • Sublingual: sublingual THC often includes sprays, tabs, and tinctures. It’s a relatively easy process and takes little time to take effect, about 15 minutes.
  • Topical: this includes ointments and lotions. Topical products don’t get you “high” but you can feel slight tingling on the skin and some of the pain-relieving effects within 10-15 minutes.


It’s important to remember that each person is different and the amount of time it takes to feel the effects of Delta 9 can vary slightly from person to person.  


How Long Does a Delta 9 THC High Last?


Taking Delta 9 products can last a while due to its psychoactive properties, between 8-9 hours. If you are going to consume or inhale a product with THC without microdosing, you should get clear on your atmosphere and goals before using.


Does Delta 9 Keep You Awake?


A Delta 9 experience can lead you to feel drowsy and relaxed and might make you feel sleepy, but that depends on you, how much you’re using, and which strains you choose. There are many CBD products with THC on the market meant for better sleep, if that’s what you’re looking for, like CBD plus THC gummies. However, there are products developed like energy Delta 9 THC gummies with a unique blend that will keep you up and moving throughout the day.


What are the Benefits of Delta 9 THC?


Most people looking for the psychoactive elements of cannabis are looking for Delta 9, but users do react differently. According to the National Center of Complementary and Integrative Health, consuming Delta 9 THC products has been proven to ease certain symptoms of other health issues, such as nausea associated with chemotherapy, loss of appetite associated with HIV/AIDS, as well as chronic pain. The effects of Delta 9 have also been associated with reducing stress, anxiety and pain and inflammation.


Consuming Delta 9 THC will lead to the typical effects associated with being high, such as:

  • Increased appetite
  • Euphoric feelings
  • Decreased anxiety
  • Sleepiness
  • Boosted creativity
  • Feeling relaxed, laid-back
  • Improved sensory perception


The risks of Delta 9 THC include possible paranoia, confusion, and other impairments if too much is consumed. Do not operate machinery, cook, or drive a car under these conditions. Use discretion when this happens and be sure to pay attention to the signs in your body that may be telling you something’s not right or you overconsumed.


Is Delta 9 THC Stronger than Delta 8 THC?


Many experts have found that Delta 9 THC is stronger than delta 8 THC. In fact, users in a study by the University of Buffalo consider delta 8 to be Delta 9’s “nice younger sibling.” However, it can still get you high. Delta 8 has a much lower affinity to bind with a person’s cannabinoid receptors resulting in a potency that is estimated at being about a third of Delta 9.


Can Delta 9 THC Lead to a Negative Drug Test?


Yes. While you may not be “high” the next day or after 8-9 hours, Delta 9 will remain in your system for a few days. Because of this, Delta 9 THC can be detected on a drug test long after the effects have worn off. While the product might not actually be marijuana, it still contains a cannabinoid. It is crucial to keep this in mind before consuming any product with any sort of THC, including delta 8, 9, and 10.


Final Thoughts


Consuming cannabis products can be a stress-free experience. However, knowing the risks and benefits associated with Delta 9 can make the decision of how much to use or whether to use it at all easier. It may take some time to find the right fit for you, so be patient and attentive along the journey. You are your body’s greatest advocate.


Delta 9 FAQ

What does a Delta 9 high feel like?


Delta 9 THC provides a sense of calming relaxation and feelings of elation. It’s known to be a euphoric mind and body high that promotes laughter and talkativeness.


How much Delta 9 do you need to get high?


10mg of Delta 9 THC is enough to give you the experience of euphoria you may be seeking. Some users prefer to use less, between 2.5mg to 5mg per use. Consider our Delta 9 edibles for a low dose of hemp-derived THC.


Is Delta 9 harmful?


Delta 9 THC could have some adverse effects like increasing anxiety or feelings of restlessness if taking too high of a dose for you. Our Delta 9 THC gummies are a safe way to consume low doses without worrying about harmful effects.


Can you overdose on Delta 9?


Overconsumption of Delta 9 can lead to side effects like general uneasiness, heightened paranoia, and panic attacks. That’s why users choose nama’s low dose Delta 9 gummies, to ensure they’re consuming 100% hemp-derived products that are federally legal in accordance to the 2018 Farm Bill.

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Melatonin FAQ

How long after taking melatonin will I fall asleep?


Generally, your body will start to feel the calming effects of melatonin as quickly as 30 minutes after consumption. However, because it works with your natural sleep cycle, everyone is different.


How long does 10mg of melatonin last?


Melatonin lasts in your system for about 4 to 8 hours. The higher dosage, the longer it lasts in the system. The type of supplement you take, and other contributing factors like weight, age, and lifestyle will determine how long it lasts in the body.


Does melatonin make it hard to wake up?


There have been reports of drowsiness as a common side effect of melatonin, so it’s important to be aware of how your body feels the next day. If you struggle to wake up, consider adjusting your morning light exposure, taking the melatonin earlier in the evening, or taking a lower dose.


Can I take melatonin at 3am?


Timing is crucial when taking melatonin. Since it takes about 30 minutes to start kicking in and lasts between 4 to 8 hours, taking melatonin in the middle of the night or the wee hours of the morning is not recommended for those who want to regulate their sleep schedule.


What happens if you take melatonin and don’t go to sleep?


The most likely outcome is that you will continue to feel drowsy and eventually want to fall asleep. It’s a natural hormone in our body that will send signals we need to get ourselves ready for sleep.


Does melatonin work with THC?


Many people use THC to help with sleep, and melatonin can work well with THC, similarly to how it pairs symbiotically with CBD.

If you want to try THC for sleep, our Relax Plus gummies are a good place to start. Because we adhere to the criteria of the 2018 Farm Bill, all our Delta 9 THC products are federally legal!

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