Growing alarm about delta-8 THC products in the US, and reports of it being prescribed to patients in Australia, have prompted industry bodies to warn members about the risks associated with the cannabinoid and to raise their concerns with regulators.

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Last month, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings about delta-8 after it emerged more than 100 people had been hospitalised in 2021 having consumed products containing the cannabinoid.

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