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Kight On Cannabis Blog

We hope you find this blog to be both informative and engaging. Since its creation several years ago by Rod Kight, the blog has addressed a wide number of legal issues impacting the cannabis industry.

Rod Kight is an award winning lawyer, advocate, and author focusing his efforts on supporting farmers, manufacturers, labs, distributors, brands, retailers, and others in the cannabis, hemp, marijuana, and CBD industries.

The Kight on Cannabis Blog Disclaimer
This blog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to give you any legal advice. We recommend that you consult with an attorney before taking any actions with respect to cannabis, including hemp, marijuana, and/or any of their cannabinoids. Marijuana is illegal under federal law and the laws of many states. Possessing, using, distributing, and/or selling marijuana are all federal crimes. Please also note that even though marijuana is illegal under federal law, participants in the marijuana industry are required to pay federal taxes. This is true even for state not-for-profit entities.

Kight On Cannabis Blog

We hope you find this blog to be both informative and engaging. Since its creation several years ago by Rod Kight, the blog has addressed a wide number of legal issues impacting the cannabis industry.

Rod Kight is an award winning lawyer, advocate, and author focusing his efforts on supporting farmers, manufacturers, labs, distributors, brands, retailers, and others in the cannabis, hemp, marijuana, and CBD industries.

The Kight on Cannabis Blog Disclaimer
This blog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to give you any legal advice. We recommend that you consult with an attorney before taking any actions with respect to cannabis, including hemp, marijuana, and/or any of their cannabinoids. Marijuana is illegal under federal law and the laws of many states. Possessing, using, distributing, and/or selling marijuana are all federal crimes. Please also note that even though marijuana is illegal under federal law, participants in the marijuana industry are required to pay federal taxes. This is true even for state not-for-profit entities.

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“MINI BITE” #5: What Are the Best States for Hemp Cannabinoids? (AUDIO PODCAST)

July 19, 2024
Rod Kight recently spent 5 minutes responding to the question, “What Are the Best States for Hemp Cannabinoids?” on episode #5 of five “mini bites” for the Karma Koala podcast with Sean Hocking, publisher of the internationally renowned Cannabis Law Report. 

“MINI BITE” #4: Should hemp businesses be afraid of federal legislation? (AUDIO PODCAST)

July 18, 2024
Rod Kight recently spent 5 minutes responding to the question, “Should hemp businesses be afraid of federal legislation?” on episode #4 of five “mini bites” for the Karma Koala podcast with Sean Hocking, publisher of the internationally renowned Cannabis Law Report. 

“MINI BITE” #3: WHAT DOES THE MARIJUANA INDUSTRY HAVE AGAINST THE HEMP INDUSTRY AND WHY CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG? (AUDIO PODCAST)

July 17, 2024
Rod Kight recently spent 5 minutes responding to the question, “What does the marijuana industry have against the hemp industry and why can’t we all just get along?” on episode #3 of five “mini bites” for the Karma Koala podcast with Sean Hocking, publisher of the internationally renowned Cannabis Law Report. 

“MINI BITE” #2: WHY DO LEGISLATURES HATE HEMP DERIVED CANNABINOIDS (AUDIO PODCAST)

July 16, 2024
Rod Kight spent 5 minutes responding to the question, “Why do legislatures hate hemp derived cannabinoids” on episode #2 of five “mini bites” for the Karma Koala podcast with Sean Hocking, publisher of the internationally renowned Cannabis Law Report.

“Mini Bite” #1: Rod Discusses the Mary Miller Amendment (Audio Podcast)

July 15, 2024
Rod Kight recently spent five minutes discussing the Mary Miller Amendment on episode #1 of five “mini bites” for the Karma Koala podcast with Sean Hocking, publisher of the internationally renowned Cannabis Law Report.

Absent a Veto, a New Jersey Bill Will Kill the State’s Hemp Industry

July 10, 2024
While most hemp operators are in favor of sensible regulation, critics of the New Jersey legislation say that it will effectively kill any future for hemp businesses in the state.

Tennessee Issues Sweeping New Hemp Regulations

July 2, 2024
Tennessee’s Department of Agriculture established new emergency regulations and a licensing program for businesses working with hemp derived cannabinoids. Businesses currently operating in the hemp-derived cannabinoid space in Tennessee, or those planning to do so in the future, should review these important changes and conform their business plans accordingly.

New Oregon Hemp Vendor License Requirements

June 24, 2024
Starting on July 1, 2024, hemp companies selling products into and out of the State of Oregon will have some new requirements to navigate. Businesses should be reviewing the changes in Oregon now in preparation for this transition.

KIGHT LAW ANNOUNCES NEW SPREADSHEET AND GUIDANCE MEMO FOR HEMP PRODUCT LABELING

June 21, 2024
Dealing with numerous state laws and regulations can be a nightmare, which is why we created two new resources for our clients: a State by State Labeling Spreadsheet and a Labeling Guidance Memo. Click on the article to learn more about obtaining these resources.

Rules for Thee and Not for Me: What Is “Intoxicating Hemp”? (Guest Post)

June 9, 2024
Guest writer “George Watchington” opines on political use of the term “intoxicating hemp” to steer the conversation in favor of corporate marijuana.

BREAKING: DeSantis Vetoes Florida Hemp-Ban Bill

June 7, 2024
Governor DeSantis vetoed Florida Senate Bill 1698 today, saving the state’s hemp industry from imminent demise.

Minnesota Looks Forward to Legal Cannabis and Drinks Hemp, Too (Guest Post)

June 7, 2024
In a moment when the national discourse is hemp vs. marijuana, and Congress argues about stamping out the intoxicating hemp industry altogether, Minnesota’s experience offers some lessons on how these two industries can co-exist.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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