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Delta-8 THC Hemp is Legally Available Over-The-Counter in Arkansas — For Now

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J.Froelich
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Ranaga Farbiaz, right, and Loudy Bousman, co-owners of American Shaman Kava Bar in downtown Fayetteville sell premium CBD and alternative cannabinoids, including Delta-8 THC.

Delta-8 THC, a new psychoactive and mildly intoxicating hemp product, is increasingly available over-the-counter in Arkansas sold by tobacco, vape and CBD outlets, including American Shaman Kava Bar in Fayetteville. The federally legalized substance, however, is drawing regulatory scrutiny in certain states, including in Arkansas.