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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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NC Industrial Hemp bill is now law

November 2, 2015
I’m pleased to announce that NC Senate Bill 313 (Industrial Hemp) became law…

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians just made a historic cannabis resolution

October 29, 2015
In a stunning and unexpected move, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians…

Dr. Gordon Piland, Former Physician, Charged for Growing Cannabis in Garage

October 27, 2015
Gordon Piland faces five felony and one misdemeanor charges after a search…

Is CBD legal? A lawyer’s perspective.

October 15, 2015
NOTE: This article was written in 2015. Although its substantive points remain…

Mountain XPress discusses the new NC Hemp Law

October 5, 2015
Click here for a good article from Asheville’s Mountain XPress about the…

Thanks to the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association for a job well done

October 1, 2015
The NC General Assembly just passed a comprehensive hemp law. Click here for a…

Hemp is coming to North Carolina. Are you ready?

September 29, 2015
North Carolina’s notoriously recalcitrant legislature just made a bold move: it legalized…

What is the difference between cannabis and hemp?

September 23, 2015
“Surely no member of the vegetable kingdom has ever been more misunderstood…

Rod Kight discusses cannabis law on the AVL Informer podcast

September 3, 2015
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Rod Kight selected by Aspatore Books as author of new authoritative book

August 10, 2015
Rod Kight is pleased to announce that his newest book, Cannabis Business…

Federal Reserve denies cannabis credit union’s application.

August 3, 2015
As many of you know, one of the biggest issues facing the cannabis…

North Carolina’s new cannabis oil bill isn’t good enough.

July 8, 2015
You may have read that the NC House just unanimously passed a…

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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