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Pennsylvania CBD Store Owner Arrested Over Delta-8 THC Sales

Pennsylvania CBD Store Owner Arrested Over Delta-8 THC Sales
Written by PsychePen

Pennsylvania CBD store owner arrested over delta-8 THC product sales, raising legal concerns about the legality of hemp-derived THC products.

Summary: The owner of a CBD store in Pennsylvania has been arrested due to the alleged sale of products containing delta-8 THC. This arrest has raised concerns and uncertainties about the legal status of hemp-derived THC products in the state.

Delta-8 THC Sales Lead to Arrest of Pennsylvania Store Owner

The owner of a Pennsylvania-based CBD store, named “Our CBD Store,” has been arrested and charged for allegedly selling products that contain delta-8 THC. Michael Deangelo, the owner of the Hollidaysburg retailer, is now facing both felony and misdemeanor charges. This arrest came about after he reportedly sold delta-8 THC products to an undercover police officer, as per the Altoona Mirror.

This incident has sparked concerns and uncertainties regarding the legality of hemp-derived THC products. The Mirror reported that some county district attorneys have been taking systematic actions against stores that sell products containing delta-8 and other potentially psychoactive substances.

And the DEA claims hemp-derived THC it to be illegal

Michael Deangelo, in a statement to the Altoona TV station WTAJ, mentioned that he was not given any prior notice or warning to remove delta-8 products from his store’s shelves. He compared this to THC-O, which he promptly removed from the store when it was declared illegal in Pennsylvania.

The regulatory and legal landscape for hemp-derived delta-8 THC has been a topic of discussion and challenge across the U.S. Several states have either restricted or regulated the sale of products containing this compound. It’s worth noting that while Pennsylvania has a legal market for medical marijuana, the state has not yet legalized cannabis for adult recreational use.

Source: MJBizDaily


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