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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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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…

Marijuana use does not lower your IQ. (But alcohol does.)

July 6, 2015
Is it any surprise that a comprehensive new study found that cannabis…

The White House just removed longstanding barriers to cannabis research

June 22, 2015
The Obama Administration removed a significant barrier to cannabis research today. Since…

Teen cannabis use did not increase in legal states.

June 15, 2015
The results of a new study, published in the Guardian , found that cannabis…

Congress enacts the “Dealer Protection Act”

June 14, 2015
You can’t legally sell weed in DC until at least 2017. That’s…

A brief summary of Oregon’s recreational cannabis laws

June 11, 2015
Oregon goes live with cannabis on July 1 per Measure 91.…

What kind of cannabis lawyer do you need?

June 7, 2015
What does a cannabis lawyer do, exactly? The phrase, “cannabis law” encompasses…

Legalized Medical Marijuana vs. the Medical Necessity Defense: An important distinction.

May 26, 2015
There’s a troubling story in Vice news about a lawyer who apparently…

National Geographic weighs in on weed

May 20, 2015
National Geographic, the venerable magazine about the world that has been published…

Cannabis and the Specter of Federal Law

May 14, 2015
For today’s post I thought it would be helpful to address a…

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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