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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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Are Oregon Cannabis Dispensaries Offering an Essential Service?

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

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

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

Managing Cash Flow In a Crisis- 10 Things To Do Right Now

March 21, 2020
I have observed that many people fail to “think properly” about how to handle financial downturns and find themselves thrashing in the dark, despite the fact that there are a number of simple and effective methods for managing cash flow that produce results.

Concerned About Coronavirus and Your Cannabis Business? We’d Like to Help.

March 19, 2020
As a service to our current clients and readers during these difficult times, we are offering a free 20-minute phone call to address your pressing issues – no strings attached.

THC Analogs- A Family Divided

March 12, 2020
In this article, I will provide a summary of THCA, delta-9 THC, delta-8 THC, THCP, THCV and then conclude with a discussion of the various laws that impact them.

Rod Discusses US and EU CBD Regulations at Europe Canna Expo-Dublin

March 11, 2020
For my talk, I compared and contrasted the hemp and CBD regulatory regimes in Europe and US. Although they parallel each other in some respects, particularly policy, they are fundamentally different in their approaches.

FDA Responds to Congress and Seeks Guidance About CBD

March 9, 2020
The FDA has yet to create a regulatory pathway for CBD. Does its most recent report to Congress herald a change?
The Cannabis Business Law Firm for You

The Cannabis Business Law Firm for You

March 2, 2020
Rod discusses the 2018 Farm Bill’s effect on hemp.

Wait, Is This Confidential?

February 29, 2020
Lawyers are bound by standards unique to any other profession. Absent a very select set of circumstances or exceptions, a lawyer may not reveal any information related to representing a client.

Rod Speaks at Industrial Hemp Summit

February 28, 2020
The 2020 Industrial Hemp Summit in Danville, VA was an enormous success. I enjoyed speaking on the “Regulatory Lab” panel.

Flying with Medical Marijuana

February 26, 2020
For a mother traveling with her child who needs medical marijuana to prevent or mitigate constant seizures, it is understandable that she may attempt to travel with that life-changing medication.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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