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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.

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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New Legal Status of Delta-8 in the Bluegrass State

March 7, 2022
In June 2021 Kentucky state troopers raided two lawful hemp retail stores in Morehead, Kentucky regarding delta-8 THC and other novel cannabinoids. This article reports on a recent court injunction arising out of this raid.

Kight Law Attorney Philip Snow On the Future of Delta-8 THC and Other Cannabinoids (Video)

February 7, 2022
Watch an in-depth discussion about delta-8 THC and other cannabinoids, state regulation of hemp, and medical marijuana with Kight Law attorney Philip Snow and Joe Agostinelli of the CPG & CBD University Podcast.

Mieux Vaut Tard Que Jamais- France Approves CBD Sales but Prohibits Hemp Flower

January 5, 2022
France recently announced a liberalization of its laws governing hemp. The French import and export market for hemp and hemp products is open.

Will 2022 Be a Stormy Year for Cannabis? (VIDEO AND ARTICLE)

January 3, 2022
I am fortunate enough to speak with clients, attorneys, and other experts in the cannabis industry on a daily basis and have some thoughts about what we can expect for cannabis (by which I mean both “hemp” and “marijuana”) in 2002.

D9 is the New D8 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Intoxicating Hemp

December 15, 2021
In this article I argue that products containing hemp extract with delta-9 THC concentrations sufficient to cause intoxication that do not exceed the legal limit of 0.3% on a dry weight basis are not controlled substances under the federal Controlled Substances Act and that attempting to regulate hemp products based on intoxication is a Fool’s Errand.

Mexico and Hemp: A Strong Emerging Market

December 8, 2021
This article discusses the legal status of hemp in Mexico, an evolving issue that was the subject of a recent decision by the country’s highest court. It also makes some predictions and practical recommendations for engaging in the emerging Mexican hemp industry.

Texas Court Enters Injunction Regarding Delta-8 THC

November 8, 2021
The District Court in Travis County, Texas entered a temporary injunction this morning in our pending lawsuit against the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) regarding its improper scheduling of delta-8 THC from hemp.

Is D8 From Hemp a Controlled Substance? DEA Says “No”.

November 2, 2021
Our position on D8 from hemp was recently confirmed by the DEA in two public announcements- a webinar and a letter. See the video and read the letter in this post.

USPS Will No Longer Mail Hemp Vapes

October 22, 2021
With limited exceptions, the USPS will no longer accept or send any package that contains hemp vaping products. Hemp vapes that are deposited in the mail are subject to seizure and forfeiture and senders are subject to criminal fines, imprisonment, and civil penalties.

Whoa partner! A State Agency Quietly Banned Delta-8 in the Lone Star State

October 20, 2021
Texas joins the ranks of states that have banned hemp-derived delta 8 THC. Its Department of State Health Services quietly placed D8 onto the state’s list of controlled substances following the legislature’s inability to pass a bill that would have banned it.

The Fate of D8 in the Palmetto State: South Carolina AG Addresses Delta 8 THC

October 8, 2021
On October 4, the South Carolina Attorney General (AG) issued an unfavorable opinion regarding the legal status of delta-8 THC at the request of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). In this post we discuss the AG’s flawed analysis and its likely effect.

Rod Discusses D8, Federal Legalization, and the Future of CBD on the C3 Podcast (Video)

September 27, 2021
Rod discusses delta-8 THC, federal legalization, and the future of CBD on the C3 Higher Learning LV podcast with Curt Robbins and Dena Putnam.

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