Demystifying Delta-8

Medical Marijuana & Wellness Post-Webinar Resources

The Webinar

Thank you to everyone who attended the October 27, 2021  Medical Marijuana Awareness & Wellness webinar on Demystifying Delta-8!

Watch the video on our Youtube Channel! Your questions and comments during the live Q&A helped to make a great source of information for the next person seeking treatment.

Speakers featured in this webinar were host Marc Matoza and Sarah Mitchell, Community Educator for Trulieve.

Ongoing Education

We’ve partnered with medical marijuana education experts to provide you with further resources on the topic of Demystifying Delta-8.

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Meet the Speakers

Overview: What is Delta-8?

Materials from the Webinar

  • View the slides from the live presentation
  • How CBD Oil Affects Chronic Pain and Inflammation with Thomas DeLauer
  • Weed (Parts 1-4) with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Cannachats Recommended Reading

  • Chronic Pain & Medical Marijuana
  • Basics of Medical Marijuana in Florida

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Meet the Speakers

Marc Matoza

Marc Matoza

Host
President, Marijuana Med Today

Marc is a technology and business development manager with expertise in technology, database, cybersecurity, and online/web/mobile computing. As an inventor, computer scientist, and entrepreneur, he has developed innovative tech products including a leading relational database, multiple digital multilingual dictionaries, a digital bilingual reference/grammar-checking word processing add-on, golf [sports] swing video capture & analysis solutions, and certified safe anti-microbial environments.

Marc’s multinational background includes technology and corporate management experience with Hewlett Packard, Netscape Communications, Ashton-Tate, AlphaGraphics SA, MarcTech SA/LLC, and Swing Solutions. This includes managing operations in Europe, Latin America, Canada, and the USA. He has a Computer Science Degree from California Polytechnic State University.

Sarah Mitchell

Guest Speaker on Delta-8
Community Educator, Trulieve

Sarah Mitchell is a Trulieve Community Educator who works hand-in-hand with physicians, patients, and partners in Gainesville, Tallahassee, and the Panhandle providing in-depth knowledge of Trulieve, their products, and appropriate dosing recommendations for their patients. Prior to joining Trulieve, Sarah earned her degrees from the University of Colorado Denver, had the opportunity to work for several professional sports organizations, and was a Certified Personal Trainer focusing solely on Medical Marijuana patients and their conditions.

What is Delta-8?

Delta-8 THC is a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in hemp and marijuana.

Delta-8 is often referred to as “marijuana-lite” or “diet weed.” Other common THC side effects like paranoia, anxiety, and drowsiness are also less potent.

Delta-8 binds to the endocannabinoid system in a slightly different fashion because of the location of its double bond. This is what is thought to make delta-8 much less potent than regular THC. However, more research needs to be done on delta-8 and how it interacts with the body.

See Also from MMTCFL:

routes of administration

“Cannabis doesn’t always help the pain directly. Sometimes it does, but the amazing thing about cannabis is that it actually allows patients to live their lives in a much fuller way.

It helps them sleep better. It helps them deal with the pain better. And it can help with so many things surrounding the underlying condition, so that when they wake up in the morning and go to sleep at night they’re living fuller, better-quality lives.”

Continued Education and Awareness Resources

Materials from the Webinar

“Cytokines are signaling proteins that ultimately recruit inflammation to happen. Cytokines will trigger specific immune cells to release inflammation or actually even reduce inflammation, given the right circumstances. […] CBD actually modulates the cytokine production.”

Weed (Parts 1-3)

CNN Documentary | Dr. Sanjay Gupta, 2013-2015

Weed (Part 4)

CNN Documentary | Dr. Sanjay Gupta, 2016

Dr. Sanjay Gupta‘s enterprise reporting on medical marijuana has led to five documentary films, “Weed,” which were awarded the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

Cannachats Recommended Reading

Pain Resources

Cannabis and Pain: A Clinical Review (2017)
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. Vol 2.1, DOI: 10.1089/can.2017.0017. Hill, K.P., Palastro, M.D., Johnson B., & Ditre, J.

Cannabis Pharmacy: The practical guide to medical marijuana (2017)
Backes, M. Weil, A. McCue, J.D.

Basics of Medical Marijuana in Florida

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Patient Information Brochure
Medical Marijuana Awareness Webinars, in partnership with MMTCFL

Office of Medical Marijuana Use
Florida Department of Health | KnowtheFactsMMJ.com

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Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Application
Click to Download from the Office of Medical Marijuana Use

Medical Marijuana Patient Webinars
MarijuanaAware.com

Cannabis 101 with Leafly
Leafly.com | Cannabis 101

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Suncoast NORML
suncoastnorml.org

Supplemental Research

What Is Delta 8 THC? Here’s Everything You Need to Know Discover Magazine By Amber SmithJul 28, 2021

What is Delta 8 THC? the LEAF online Harola Camaya March 2, 2021

Delta-8 THC Information – Arch Advanced Pain Management

Delta-8- and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol; Comparison in man by oral and intravenous administration Leo E. Hollister M.D.,H. K. Gillespie B.A., First published 1973 

What’s The Difference Between Delta-8 And CBD? By newsamericas- September 29, 2020

What is Delta-8? Leafly Staff March 31, 2021 

Is delta-8 THC safe? Here’s what the experts say Leafly: Marissa Wenzke June 9, 2021

Cannabidiol 9 CBD-what we know and what we don’t Harvard Health Publishing: Peter Grinspoon, MD Sept 24, 2021

WHAT IS DELTA-8 THC? CANNAINSIDER BLOG 

Comparison of Delta-8-THC on Ondansetron in the Prevention of Acute Nausea from Moderately Emetogenic Chemotherapy ClinicalTrials.gov; Rata Labs ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00285051

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