Videos & Podcasts
The hemp industry supports reasonable regulations. Watch this important PSA about limiting access to hemp products by minors produced by our client, Mood Product Group.
I recently spoke with Sean Hocking, founder of Cannabis Law Report and the Karma Koala Podcast, about hemp, the future of cannabis, and international trade.
I recently sat down with my friend and client Lukas Gilkey, one of the founders of Hometown Hero, to discuss hemp policy and the the future of cannabis.
Rod Discusses THCa, Hemp Beverages, and the Future of Hemp with Gary Kaminsky on the High Spirits Podcast [PODCAST]
Hemp is a way out of the corner that the cannabis industry has painted itself into. Everyone, from multinational MSOs to convenience chains to small-town mom and pop shops and even individual talented growers, can participate in the booming market for legal hemp, which is to say legal cannabis.
Rod and Lukas Gilkey of Hometown Hero Discuss the Big Marijuana v Hemp Civil War, FDA, and the Future of Cannabis [Video]
Watch my in-depth conversation with Lukas Gilkey of Hometown Hero about hemp and cannabis issues, including the Civil War between Big Marijuana and the Hemp Industry.
Rod Discusses International Cannabis Trade, Hemp v Big Marijuana, and other Topics on the Karma Koala Podcast [Podcast]
I recently got an opportunity to discuss a wide range of current cannabis issues, including the international cannabis trade and the US battle between hemp and Big Marijuana, with Sean Hocking of the Karma Koala Podcast. Despite the heady issues, our conversation was casual and I even got to choose three songs to accompany the podcast.
This post contains the full-length video discussion I recently had about novel cannabinoids and the DEA with Christopher Ware, founder of KCA Laboratories, and Jody McGinness, Executive Director of the HIA. Thanks to the HIA for putting on this webinar and for allowing me to share it.
“You gotta go into this with eyes open, and if you’re gonna go into it, you need to make sure that you’re well educated.” – Rod Kight
Rod Discusses THCa and Other Hemp Issues with JD McCormick of American Healthy Alternatives (Video Podcast)
In this video podcast, Rod Kight discusses THCa, the 2023 Farm Bill, international cannabis law, and other important and emerging issues in the cannabis and hemp industry with JD McCormick, founder of the American Healthy Alternatives Association.
When is it legal to travel abroad with delta-8 THC or to sell it to customers outside the US? The answer is not very complicated.
In this podcast, Rod discusses the current state of hemp and marijuana in North Carolina with industry experts Bert James and Dr. Guochen Yang for the Charlotte Talks podcast on NPR station WFAE (90.7 FM).
In this keynote speech Rod addresses perils facing the hemp industry, including the threat posed by Big Marijuana, cannabis associations that purport to advocate for hemp while promoting corporate marijuana interests, and the current crisis for hemp in NC. Rod also discusses important federal law issues and practical recommendations for the hemp industry.
Members of the legal team suing the DEA recently discussed the case, why it is critical to the hemp industry’s survival, and what a loss would mean for hemp companies across the nation. Watch the video here.
Should delta-8 THC and other intoxicating hemp products be sold by convenience stores and other retailers? How can they be marketed and regulated to ensure that they are both safe and not easily obtained by minors? I discuss these and other issues in a recent video podcast on the CPG & CBD University Podcast.
Watch an in-depth discussion about delta-8 THC and other cannabinoids, state regulation of hemp, and medical marijuana with Kight Law attorney Philip Snow and Joe Agostinelli of the CPG & CBD University Podcast.
I am fortunate enough to speak with clients, attorneys, and other experts in the cannabis industry on a daily basis and have some thoughts about what we can expect for cannabis (by which I mean both “hemp” and “marijuana”) in 2002.
Rod discusses delta-8 THC, federal legalization, and the future of CBD on the C3 Higher Learning LV podcast with Curt Robbins and Dena Putnam.
Are Precision Fermented Cannabinoids (PFC) an Existential Threat to the Cannabis Industry?…
Rod Discusses Cannabis Banking, Taxation, Federal Legalization, and Mexico With CannaBiz Connect (Video)
I recently discussed cannabis banking, taxation, federal legalization, and cannabis legalization in Mexico with Earl Carruthers of CannaBiz Connect. You can watch the of our conversation video here.
“How to Launch an Industry”, created and hosted by my friends, Dr. Jahan Marcu and Dr. Nigam Arora, is one of the most intelligent and creative podcasts I’ve encountered about the psychedelics and cannabis industries. I was a recent guest on the June 14 episode, “Profit and Laws”.
Listen to an in-depth conversation about the challenges facing hemp and CBD businesses with Rod Kight and Scott Hawksworth of The CBD Guide.
I recently discussed hemp-derived delta-8 THC with attorneys Matt Lewis and Morgan Davis of The CBD Association, a 501(c)6) nonprofit trade association that promotes strong and viable CBD and cannabinoid industries in the United States and internationally. A video of our conversation is embedded in this post.
The HIA recently hosted a video webinar to provide information about the case. I discussed the litigation with my colleague and friend, Shane Pennington, of the Vicente-Sederberg law firm. The hour-long webinar was moderated by HIA Executive Director Jody McGinniss. You can watch it here.
Happy 420 from Rod and Ashley Kight (and Ripley)!
Rod recently took part in a legal and scientific discussion of certificates of analysis and Total THC with Abundant Labs and RiskScout. Watch the video here.
In this podcast, hosted by John Bruford of CBD-Intel, Rod discusses cannabis regulation in the US, including the new Administration, the FDA, state laws, and related topics.
In this video podcast, Rod discusses the intersection of law and science that arises from cannabis use and driving. Traditional DUI tests are primarily oriented towards detecting alcohol impairment. Do these tests work for cannabis impairment? If not, is it possible to create cannabis-specific testing protocols, and accompanying laws and regulations, that accurately measure impairment while not unjustly criminalizing unimpaired cannabis users?
In this video, Rod discusses delta-8 THC, CBD and cannabis in Europe and Mexico, the role of international treaties in cannabis reform, California’s Proposition 65, and the FDA’s position on CBD, among other cannabis issues.
Listen to Rod and other industry experts discuss the dichotomy between patenting psychedelics compounds and promoting free and open research, the complexities of South American cannabis in Europe, the 12,000 year old relationship between humans and psychedelics, a side by side comparison of two hallucinogenic substances, and how well various cannabinoids permeate the skin.
I recently had a wide-ranging discussion about cannabinoids, hemp, and marijuana with Kevin Carrillo of the Cannabinoid Connect podcast. Watch it here.