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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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Texas Court Enters Injunction Regarding Delta-8 THC

November 8, 2021
The District Court in Travis County, Texas entered a temporary injunction this morning in our pending lawsuit against the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) regarding its improper scheduling of delta-8 THC from hemp.

Is D8 From Hemp a Controlled Substance? DEA Says “No”.

November 2, 2021
Our position on D8 from hemp was recently confirmed by the DEA in two public announcements- a webinar and a letter. See the video and read the letter in this post.

USPS Will No Longer Mail Hemp Vapes

October 22, 2021
With limited exceptions, the USPS will no longer accept or send any package that contains hemp vaping products. Hemp vapes that are deposited in the mail are subject to seizure and forfeiture and senders are subject to criminal fines, imprisonment, and civil penalties.

Whoa partner! A State Agency Quietly Banned Delta-8 in the Lone Star State

October 20, 2021
Texas joins the ranks of states that have banned hemp-derived delta 8 THC. Its Department of State Health Services quietly placed D8 onto the state’s list of controlled substances following the legislature’s inability to pass a bill that would have banned it.

The Fate of D8 in the Palmetto State: South Carolina AG Addresses Delta 8 THC

October 8, 2021
On October 4, the South Carolina Attorney General (AG) issued an unfavorable opinion regarding the legal status of delta-8 THC at the request of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). In this post we discuss the AG’s flawed analysis and its likely effect.

Rod Discusses D8, Federal Legalization, and the Future of CBD on the C3 Podcast (Video)

September 27, 2021
Rod discusses delta-8 THC, federal legalization, and the future of CBD on the C3 Higher Learning LV podcast with Curt Robbins and Dena Putnam.

California’s New Hemp CBD Bill- Boon or Bane for the State’s Hemp Industry?

September 21, 2021
Notably, the “manufacture or sale of inhalable products is prohibited” under AB-45; however, the “manufacture or inhalable products for the sole purpose of sale in other states is not prohibited.” This prohibition may end up derailing AB-45 altogether.

Are Precision Fermented Cannabinoids an Existential Threat to the Cannabis Industry? (Podcast)

September 15, 2021
Are Precision Fermented Cannabinoids (PFC) an Existential Threat to the Cannabis Industry?…

Hemp Leaders Comment on the “Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act”

September 2, 2021
A group of leading hemp organizations, companies, and advocates sent a letter to Senators Schumer, Booker, and Wyden today requesting important changes to provisions of the “Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act” (CAOA) regarding hemp and cannabidiol (CBD). You can read their letter in this blog post.

Rod Discusses Delta 8 THC and International Cannabis Markets with Vapor Voice

September 1, 2021
“When Vapor Voice published an article on Delta-8 THC and other minor THC products in its last issue it seems readers had more questions concerning newly marketed cannabinoids than the story answered. To gain more insight into the state of the current overall global cannabis market, we went to one of the best resources in the business.”

North Carolina Hemp Program to be Regulated by the Feds

August 24, 2021
Only 25 of the 50 states have hemp plans that have been approved by the USDA. Hemp producers in states without approved plans, including NC, will need to apply directly to the USDA for their 2022 licenses.

Rod Discusses Cannabis Banking, Taxation, Federal Legalization, and Mexico With CannaBiz Connect (Video)

July 16, 2021
I recently discussed cannabis banking, taxation, federal legalization, and cannabis legalization in Mexico with Earl Carruthers of CannaBiz Connect. You can watch the of our conversation video here.

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