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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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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…

Is CBD Legal?

May 7, 2015
NOTE: This article was written in 2015. Its substantive points remain valid;…

Weed and the IRS

May 7, 2015
Admittedly, tax law can be dry. I tried to avoid that by…

Cannabis Oil- Cancer Cure?

April 29, 2015
If you follow cannabis news, or news in general, you’ve probably heard…

Shipping cannabis from one legal state to another legal state. Ok, right?

April 22, 2015
Wrong. Don’t do it. As a cannabis lawyer I have heard, over…

Kight on Cannabis: The Very First Blog Post

March 24, 2015
Welcome to “High as a Kight”, my blog about marijuana. This is…

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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