What is Delta 8 THC? Dr. Jon Explains!

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With increased popularity and interest, there are many asking themselves, “What is delta 8 THC?” If you find yourself in that camp, we have good news for you. In this brief and information packed video, extraktLAB founder and CEO, Dr. Jon Thompson, gives a detailed explanation of delta 8. His explanation covers a number of common questions and concerns regarding this fascinating cannabinoid including its effects, legality, molecular structure, how it’s made and more. So, whether you are a producer or consumer simply interested in this cannabinoid, take a few minutes to learn all you need to know about the molecule, the myth, the legend: delta 8 tetrahydrocannabinol.

While there is some controversy surrounding tetrahydrocannabinols like Delta-8, the risks associated with it are often misconstrued when compared to the wide array of benefits in medicinal, recreational, and industrial applications. Of course, it is critical to be mindful of the responsibility of these compounds, whether using, or producing their products, to be a beneficial aspect of the industry as a whole. As new compounds like Delta-8 emerge, that responsibility must increase with it in order to ensure a consistent progression of the hemp industry in the future.

Whether you’re a veteran in the hemp extraction industry, or your brand new to the entire business, delta 8 is a notable cannabinoid that is rapidly gaining momentum across the United States across the world. Our goal is to always be the authority you can turn to when you need information about the hemp industry. Contact us at any time with questions, quotes on our equipment, training and consultation if you want to make your own Delta 8. Call: 651-464-2822

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Meet Our CEO and Founder Dr. Jon Thompson, Ph.D

Dr. Jon Thompson

Dr. Thompson is a separations scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor. As a scientist, he has a strong technical background and industry experience in analytical instrumentation, in-vitro diagnostics, biotech, mining, and homeland security markets.

During his career, Dr. Thompson has earned a strong track record of helping companies set up hemp and botanical extraction and processing facilities.

Dr. Thompson has assisted numerous companies to attain their goals in hemp manufacturing, as well as market development, strategic marketing, and worldwide business-to-business alliance formation (including international markets).

Dr. Thompson has a track record of writing winning licenses and has implemented hundreds of start-up operations in Canada, Europe and throughout the US for various clients. Dr. Thompson received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry and a Doctor of Chemistry degree from the University of Minnesota.