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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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The Cannabis Business Law Firm for You

The Cannabis Business Law Firm for You

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

Wait, Is This Confidential?

By Rod Kight | 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

By Rod Kight | 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

By Rod Kight | 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.
Advocacy for the cannabis plant.

Advocacy for “The Plant”

By Rod Kight | February 22, 2020
Rod talks about the cannabis plant’s benefits and why it needs advocates.

US DOT Muddies the Water On CBD Policy

By Rod Kight | February 19, 2020
Although the DOT Notice regarding drug testing purports to clarify the law with respect to a certain category of “safety-sensitive” employees, it really just muddies the water.

Stopped By Law Enforcement While Transporting Hemp- What You Need to Know (Part 2 of 2)

By Rod Kight | February 14, 2020
This second installment of a two-part series discusses important things to know when stopped in public by law enforcement while transporting hemp or a hemp-derived product.

Stopped By Law Enforcement With Hemp- What You Need to Know (Part 1 of 2)

By Rod Kight | February 12, 2020
This first installment of a two-part series covers important things to know in general about being stopped in public by law enforcement while in possession of hemp or a hemp-derived product.

USDA Expands Insurance Options for Hemp Growers

By Rod Kight | February 6, 2020
Today, the USDA announced the availability of two programs aimed at protecting hemp producers against crop loss due to natural disasters. The impact of these programs could be a steadying force on an industry desperately in need of certainty.

Rod Kight Selected for 2020 SuperLawyers in Cannabis Law

By Rod Kight | February 5, 2020
Kight Law Office is pleased to announce that Rod Kight has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ 2020 Edition in the category of Cannabis Law. He is the only attorney in North Carolina to earn this distinction.
Defining Cannabis' Legal Industry

Defining Cannabis’ Legal Industry

By Rod Kight | February 2, 2020
Rod discusses how he became a cannabis business lawyer.

NC Hemp Letter Underlines National Uncertainty for Hemp Producers

By Rod Kight | January 31, 2020
Some NC legislators may decide that it is not in their best interests in an election year to vote in favor of a bill that their constituents actively oppose. If SB315 does not become law then there may be no mechanism to propose a plan to the USDA and hemp production will be regulated by the USDA next year.

Thought Leadership for the Hemp and Cannabis Industries

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