Eli Motycka

Eli Motycka

Writer based, born and raised in Nashville. Interested in land use, physical internet infrastructure, expos, and the fossil fuel supply chain. Motycka has written stories for the Lookout on marijuana alternative Delta 8, a guaranteed income experiment in North Nashville and the state's opioid crisis. Message me at [email protected] or on Twitter.

Delta-8 on display at The Perfect Plant in Nashville. (Photo: John Partipilo)

Reefer madness: Delta-8 produces similar effects to marijuana while still legal

By: - March 4, 2021

While Tennessee sits on the sidelines of marijuana legalization, Tennesseans are choosing Delta-8, a psychoactive cannabis product nearly identical to marijuana. The two are isomers—chemical compounds with the same formula but different atomic arrangements—that offer similar mental effects with medicinal and recreational applications.  Since legalizing CBD oil in 2015, the Tennessee state legislature has failed […]