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Is Delta 9 Legal in New York?

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We love to give our readers a cliffhanger, but we won’t leave you hanging this time—Delta-9 is legal in New York.

At Hometown Hero, we produce hemp-derived Delta-9 products that are built around research and quality. This includes our Select Spectrum products which contain a perfect blend of hemp-derived CBD, Delta 9 THC, and other cannabinoids created for an entourage effect.

You may be wondering—is Delta 9 THC legal in New York? 

Delta 9 has been legalized in New York but depending on where it derives from, it may not be shipped like our products can. Sit tight as we direct you on Delta 9 and where to purchase it today.

Is Delta 9 Legal to Buy in New York?

As of this writing, you can buy Delta 9 in New York. Hemp is federally legal under the 2018 Farm Bill. Most states have followed this bill and have legalized all derivatives, cannabinoids, extracts, and isomers derived from hemp. New York legalized Delta-9 for a wider use when they permitted the growth, sale, and distribution of hemp products in March 2020. Hemp is cannabis with a 0.3% or less concentration of Delta-9 THC on a dry weight basis.

Then New York became the 15th state to legalize recreational marijuana. Marijuana is cannabis with a 0.3% or higher concentration of Delta-9 THC. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Senate Bill S854A in April 2021. Under this bill, it allows the sale of cannabis and home cultivation.

In New York, you cannot have ‘weed’ shipped because marijuana is federally illegal. However, hemp products can be shipped, allowing you to purchase Delta 9 THC online in New York.

You must be 21 years or older to buy cannabis products in New York.

Here are sections on Delta-9 THC in Senate Bill S854A:


Article 1: Legislative Findings And Intent; Definitions

(9) "Cannabinoid hemp flower" means the flower of  the  plant  Cannabis sativa  L.  that  has  been  harvested, dried, and cured, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than three-tenths of one percent, on a dry weight basis, prior to any processing.

(27)  "Hemp” means  the  plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of such plant, including the seeds thereof and all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration (THC) of not more than three-tenths of a percent on a  dry  weight  basis.

(28)  "Hemp extract" means all  derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers derived from hemp,  used  or intended  for  human  consumption,  for  its cannabinoid content, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more  than  an  amount determined by the office in regulation. For the purpose of this article, hemp extract excludes (a)  any food, food ingredient or food additive that is generally recognized as safe pursuant to federal law; or (b) any hemp extract that is not  used  for  human  consumption.  Such excluded substances shall  not  be  regulated pursuant to the provisions of this article but are subject to other provisions  of  applicable  state  law,rules and regulations.

(Full Bill)

What’s Delta 9 THC?

There are over 100 different cannabinoids in hemp, and maybe more to be discovered. Today, the top three most sought after cannabinoids are:

  • Delta 9
  • Delta 8
  • CBD

Delta 9 THC (Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is a natural cannabinoid found in hemp and marijuana plants. Many people assume hemp contains more Delta-8 THC than Delta-9 THC, but that statement is false. The truth is Delta-9 is more prominent in hemp than Delta-8.

Delta 9 THC has a double-bond located on the ninth carbon chain. The location of the bond is a determining factor in how the cannabinoid binds to your receptors, resulting in the effects.

What Are the Effects of Delta 9 THC?

Each experience someone has with hemp is different. Many factors can encourage a delightful experience or can affect how the effects feel. Cannabis connoisseurs have reported feeling:

  • Euphoric
  • Uplifted
  • Motivated
  • Calm

We know what you are thinking—this is too good to be true. While these effects may happen to you, your experience can be affected by: the dosage, tolerance, and environment. If you aren’t aware of your tolerance, start with a small dose and patiently wait for the effects. A small dose will allow you to measure your tolerance and find the ideal dose for you.

When consuming hemp-derived Delta 9 gummies, make sure you are in a comfortable and safe environment. Trust us. There is no better way to enjoy THC than being snuggled up on the couch with a nostalgic movie playing in the background.

Where to Buy Legal Delta 9 THC in New York?

Buying Delta-9 in New York is easy if you’re 21 and up.

If you live in New York City, there’s no need to take the subway to get your favorite hemp products because you can buy Delta 9 edibles online in New York. At Hometown Hero, we carry a wide variety of hemp products that can be shipped right to your door. We value our military, so with each purchase you make with us, a portion of our profits are donated to veteran organizations.

If you have any questions about Delta-9 or other hemp products, give our world-class customer service a shout. They will answer your questions and direct you to the product you are looking for. See what Hometown Hero has to offer you today.

Is Delta 9 Safe?

Delta 9 is generally safe. After consuming a product that contains THC, you cannot operate any machinery or drive a car. Delta-9 has a wide range of effects, and how you feel may be different from others. If you think that you overindulged, the results may feel “overwhelming,” but they are temporary.

To avoid intense sensations, start with a small dose and gauge how you feel. If you have any concerns about Delta 9, contact your physician and see if Delta-9 is a right fit for you.

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