While CBD dispensaries in the region say delta-8 products, which produce psychoactive effects similar to those of the main active ingredient in marijuana, are increasingly popular with consumers, a broader debate concerning the chemical’s legality and safety is looming, both locally and nationwide.
Confused by the variety and number of CBD products available at local specialty shops? “Start low and go slow. You can always do a little more,” advises Franny Tacy, founder and owner of Franny’s Farmacy. Tacy and other local purveyors explain how to choose and where to shop.