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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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Enter the Regulators: The FDA Issues A Statement About Hemp and CBD

December 21, 2018
Although not binding law, the FDA’s Statement provides some important insights into its current view and the direction it may take with respect to hemp and CBD.

Dawn of a New Era: The 2018 Farm Bill is Now Law

December 20, 2018
According to all predictions the hemp and CBD industry is about to take off like a rocket ship.

Rod Speaks at CBD Expo East

December 17, 2018
I was honored to speak on two panels at CBD Expo East with a number of excellent co-panelists: “Regulatory (Re-)Scheduling of CBD & its Drug Abuse Liability” and “Globalization: CBD in Markets Around the World”.

Cannabusiness Infographic- Guest Post

December 12, 2018
The cannabis industry is growing like a weed. Since 2016, US revenue from cannabis has almost doubled.

Hemp Testing 101: Analytical Testing Protocols Explained and Evaluated

December 3, 2018
In a very real and practical way, using one testing method can result in a different legal outcome than a using a different method.

The evolving regulatory status of CBD

November 29, 2018
“The evolving regulatory status of CBD”, a paper I co-wrote with Dr. Jamie Corroon, was published this week on the popular Project CBD website.

Rod Speaks At Southern US Hemp Conference and Expo

November 28, 2018
I enjoyed sharing a panel to discuss hemp legal issues with my friends and fellow attorneys at the Southern US Hemp Conference and Expo this week in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

KIGHT LAW OFFICE SELECTED TO BEST LAW FIRMS IN AMERICA 2019

November 13, 2018
Kight Law is pleased to announce that it has been included in U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers in America’s Best Law Firms 2019.

Oregon Hemp Crop- 2019 Considerations

November 4, 2018
Growing hemp in the US will be different next year, whether or not Congress finally gets its act together and passes the 2018 Farm Bill with its new hemp provisions.

Rod Quoted in the Wall Street Journal about Novel Cannabinoids

October 26, 2018
Research suggests that some cannabinoids may, in fact, increase focus, suppress appetite and keep users awake.

Is Canada’s Cannabis Legalization Really That Big Of A Deal?

October 18, 2018
One thing that appears to have gone unnoticed in all of the front page articles is the fact that Canada is not the largest jurisdiction in the world in which recreational (adult use) marijuana is lawful.

The Rapidly Evolving Legal Status of CBD

October 12, 2018
To say that all CBD is unlawful because it is a derivative of Cannabis is nonsensical; there are lawful and unlawful types of Cannabis.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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