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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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Happy 420 from Kight Law

By Rod Kight | April 20, 2020
April 20 has rapidly evolved into a multifaceted, global celebration of cannabis that emphasizes unity, the power of grass-roots advocacy, and a world in which social justice and a sustainable future can be achieved.

Rod Discusses USDA Hemp Regulation with New Frontier Data (Video)

By Rod Kight | April 17, 2020
I had a great time discussing the USDA’s hemp regulations with John Kagia and Jake Sitler on April 22, 2020. The webinar was hosted by New Frontier Data. You can watch it here.
Rod Kight Cancer Survivor Story

Rod Kight Cancer Survivor Story

By Rod Kight | April 12, 2020
Rod talks about using cannabis during his battle with cancer.

Watch Rod’s Free Webinar On Managing Financial Instability

By Rod Kight | April 9, 2020
Watch Rod’s free webinar on managing financial instability and debt issues in this video replay of his presentation to the HIA.
Rod Kight - Legal Pioneer of Hemp & CBD

Rod Kight – Legal Pioneer of Hemp & CBD

By Rod Kight | April 2, 2020
Rod discusses his passion for cannabis and deep experience representing hemp and CBD businesses.

Do Not Claim That Your CBD Helps With COVID-19

By Rod Kight | April 2, 2020
It is good to see the FDA taking quick and firm action against companies improperly marketing their CBD products as effective against COVID-19, a devastating pandemic with no contemporary precedent.

Cannabis Impairment and Driving: Legal and Medical Considerations

By Rod Kight | April 1, 2020
The notion that impairment can be assumed or not based solely on specific concentrations of THC or its metabolites in a driver’s blood or urine is plainly wrong.

Want to Read the Latest Edition of the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine?

By Rod Kight | March 31, 2020
The American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine (AJEM) is the only printed, peer-reviewed, medical cannabis journal in North America. AJEM’s mission is to create, collect, and disseminate credible cannabis research data.

Any Port in a Storm- Federal Programs That Help Hemp and CBD Businesses

By Rod Kight | March 30, 2020
There are several options provided by the US federal government that hemp and CBD businesses can take advantage of during these turbulent times.

Are Oregon Cannabis Dispensaries Offering an Essential Service?

By Rod Kight | March 27, 2020
If cannabis stores close, the state of Oregon would be depriving many patients who rely on retail cannabis stores access to their medicine. If retail cannabis stores remain open, does it make sense to limit access to medicinal patents?

Hemp Trademarking- Why You Cannot Own a Varietal Name

By Rod Kight | March 25, 2020
Trademark registration is not simply a matter of racing to the USPTO to register a word or phrase that you wish to have exclusive rights to, even if you were the first to use the word or phrase.
Why the popular hemp test is the wrong hemp test.

Why the Popular Hemp Test Is the Wrong Hemp Test

By Rod Kight | March 22, 2020
Rod talks about the importance of using the proper analytical test for determining THC potency in hemp.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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