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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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CBD and the Source Rule

By Rod Kight | February 19, 2018
The legal status of CBD is an issue that continues to confuse…

CBD, Hemp, and the “Curse of a Valid Defense”

By Rod Kight | February 15, 2018
Oral arguments in the Hemp Industries Association v. DEA case wrapped up…

Business Insider Reports on Rod’s Open Letter About Federal Cannabis Reform

By Rod Kight | February 5, 2018
I wrote an open letter to Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and the…

Cannabis Reform- Open Letter to Senator Tillis and the Senate Judiciary Committee

By Rod Kight | February 5, 2018
As a strong advocate of cannabis reform I recently took part in…

Rod Interviewed by Honey Colony for New CBD Article

By Rod Kight | February 1, 2018
I was recently interviewed by Maryam Henein, Founder of of Honey Colony,in…

Rod Kight Interviewed by The Cannabist About CBD

By Rod Kight | January 25, 2018
Rod was interviewed on December 29, 2017 by Alicia Wallace of The…

Rod Kight in North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine

By Rod Kight | January 25, 2018
North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine calls Rod “the State’s Biggest Cannabis Advocate”.…
Hemp is huge in Europe

US Hemp Companies Face Labeling Issues In The EU

By Rod Kight | January 24, 2018
I’ve recently had a run of clients face issues with the European…

Oregon OLCC Implements New Rules for Hemp Products

By Rod Kight | January 15, 2018
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) implemented new rules governing industrial hemp…

Congress Calls DEA "Unreasonable" About Hemp and CBD in New Legal Brief

By Rod Kight | January 12, 2018
Members of Congress speak out in favor of industrial hemp and CBD…

Analysis of the Sessions Marijuana Memo – Video

By Rod Kight | January 4, 2018
Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo regarding marijuana. I…

AG Jeff Sessions Withdraws Ogden and Cole Memos – What this Means, What it Doesn’t Mean, and What to Expect

By Rod Kight | January 4, 2018
The future of California’s proposition 64, which legalized marijuana for adult-use (also…

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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