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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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Rod Discusses Total THC and Certificates of Analysis with RiskScout and Abundant Labs (Video)

April 1, 2021
Rod recently took part in a legal and scientific discussion of certificates of analysis and Total THC with Abundant Labs and RiskScout. Watch the video here.

Rod Discusses the Changing Regulatory Environment of Cannabis (Podcast)

March 22, 2021
In this podcast, hosted by John Bruford of CBD-Intel, Rod discusses cannabis regulation in the US, including the new Administration, the FDA, state laws, and related topics.

Total THC and Harvested Hemp

March 17, 2021
It is not unusual for a pre-harvested hemp crop with Total THC concentrations that are within 0.3% to result in harvested hemp with Total THC limits that exceed 0.3%. Is this harvested hemp legal?

New Vape Rules: Here’s What You Need to Know

March 1, 2021
This article about the new vaping laws and regulations provides a practical overview of the things that all sellers of vape products should know, including sellers of delta-8 THC, CBD, and hemp extract.

Cannabis and Cars- Scientific and Legal Implications of Cannabis Use and Driving (Video)

February 16, 2021
In this video podcast, Rod discusses the intersection of law and science that arises from cannabis use and driving. Traditional DUI tests are primarily oriented towards detecting alcohol impairment. Do these tests work for cannabis impairment? If not, is it possible to create cannabis-specific testing protocols, and accompanying laws and regulations, that accurately measure impairment while not unjustly criminalizing unimpaired cannabis users? 

Does Prop 65 Really Require a Warning for Hemp Products?

February 5, 2021
Prop 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals, including THC. Must hemp products containing naturally-occurring THC bear the Prop 65 warning? In this article, I contend the answer is “no”.

ROD TALKS CANNABIS ON THE CANNABINOID CONNECT PODCAST (VIDEO)

January 21, 2021
In this video, Rod discusses delta-8 THC, CBD and cannabis in Europe and Mexico, the role of international treaties in cannabis reform, California’s Proposition 65, and the FDA’s position on CBD, among other cannabis issues.

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.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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