A few different forms of THC are in cannabis plants. The most abundant form of THC is delta-9. When people refer to the effects of THC, they’re usually talking about delta-9. Other forms of THC, such as delta-8 and delta-10, have similar chemical structures to delta-9, but their effects are usually different. What’s the short answer? Read more...
What is Delta-9?
The chemical formula of delta-9 is C₂₁H₃₀O₂. This is the same as delta-8, except that one of the carbon-carbon double bonds is in a different position.
The majority of research on THC specifically looks at delta-9, so it’s the most well-studied and well-known form of THC. So what is Delta-9?