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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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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.

DEA Just Dropped a Bomb on the Hemp Industry. Part 1: Hemp Extract

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 hemp extract.

Watch Rod on the Cannabinoid Connect Podcast (Video)

August 12, 2020
I recently had a wide-ranging discussion about cannabinoids, hemp, and marijuana with Kevin Carrillo of the Cannabinoid Connect podcast. Watch it here.

EU Commission Says CBD from Cannabis is a Narcotic, Not a Novel Food. What About the UK?

July 27, 2020
What are your options now that the EU has declared CBD from cannabis a narcotic, rather than a Novel Food?

Rod Kight on the “Plants to Plants” Hemp Processing Seminar (Video)

July 15, 2020
Rod Kight discusses hemp with Emmett McGregor of SciPhy Systems for the season finale of the “Plants to Plants” hemp processing seminar series.

Oregon Hemp- An Overview of ODA Rules

July 14, 2020
The key takeaway is that transparency is rewarded. The ODA monitoring program will consist largely of education and outreach, and will start with random site record keeping visits.

Delta 8 THC: Legal or Not?

July 9, 2020
Despite their similarities, the structural difference between Δ8THC and Δ9THC makes a substantial difference in how they affect our bodies. It also affects their legal status.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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