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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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USDA Issues Final Hemp Rule

January 15, 2021
The USDA issued a final rule on hemp production today. It will be formally published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2021 and become effective on March 22, 2021. Read the highlights in this article.

New Law Restricts Online Sales of Hemp and CBD Vapes

January 5, 2021
Online sellers of hemp vapes and CBD vapes are implicated in a new federal law that places stringent requirements on retailers of vaping products.

The FTC and CBD: Is Your Hemp Business a Target?

January 3, 2021
The FTC recently issued fines and sanctions to six CBD product manufacturers who were accused of providing misleading information to consumers about the benefits of hemp extract and CBD.

Delta-8 THC and State Law

December 22, 2020
There are many challenges with advising clients or potential clients about ∆8, one of which is the fact that many states across the country regulate hemp, hemp-derived CBD, and ∆8 differently. As a result, there is no “one-size-fits all” answer to whether ∆8 products can be manufactured, distributed, or sold within a given state.

Rod Discusses Cannabis and Psychedelics on “How To Launch An Industry” Podcast

December 20, 2020
Listen to Rod and other industry experts discuss the dichotomy between patenting psychedelics compounds and promoting free and open research, the complexities of South American cannabis in Europe, the 12,000 year old relationship between humans and psychedelics, a side by side comparison of two hallucinogenic substances, and how well various cannabinoids permeate the skin.

UN Holds Historic Cannabis Vote

December 2, 2020
A UN committee voted today on six proposals regarding cannabis. In addition to voting to remove cannabis from schedule IV, the Committee voted on five other related proposals.

Members of Congress Express Strong Objections to DEA Hemp Rule

October 23, 2020
Senators and House members expressed their strong objections to the DEA’s interim final rule in two recent letters to the DEA’s acting administrator.

Will You Support the Hemp Industry at this Crucial Moment?

October 16, 2020
We need your support for a lawsuit challenging the DEA’s unlawful assertion of regulatory authority over hemp. If you are involved in the hemp industry, the DEA’s interim final rule probably affects you.

HIA and RE Botanicals File Second Lawsuit Against DEA

October 13, 2020
HIA and RE Botanicals filed a second legal action against the DEA regarding the Interim Final Rule (IFR). Kight Law is proud to be part of the legal team.

Hemp Business Law CLE Tomorrow- Will You Join Us?

October 1, 2020
On Friday, October 2, 2020, I will be discussing hemp business law along with my colleague, Tyler Russell, and Professor Marne Coit of NC State University for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar. I hope you can join us.

HIA and RE Botanicals Sue DEA Over Hemp Rule

September 21, 2020
HIA and RE Botanicals filed a legal action against the DEA on Friday regarding the Interim Final Rule it issued on August 21, 2020. We are proud to be part of the legal team.

DEA Just Dropped a Bomb on the Hemp Industry. Part 2: Delta-8 THC

August 20, 2020
The issuance of the DEA’s new rule continues a pattern of unwanted and aggressive interference with a lawful industry. This article addresses the DEA’s position on delta-8 THC.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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