Rod Kight

Rod Kight attorney represents businesses in the cannabis industry in the US and internationally. He consults, assists with strategic planning, advises on compliance issues, and offers a full array of business services to the cannabis sector, including hemp, CBD and other cannabinoids, medical marijuana, and adult use marijuana.

Rod also drafts legislation for governments and promotes cannabis in lawful international markets.

THCa Flower- The Next Big Thing in Hempland?

THCa Flower- The Next Big Thing in Hempland?

We are suddenly receiving lots of calls about “THCa hemp flower”. In this article I will discuss what THCa flower ...
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Rod Discusses Hemp in NC with Charlotte NPR (Podcast)

Rod Discusses Hemp in NC with Charlotte NPR (Podcast)

In this podcast, Rod discusses the current state of hemp and marijuana in North Carolina with industry experts Bert James ...
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Whoa There Pardner- Wrangling In the Confusion About Smokable Hemp in Texas

Whoa There Pardner- Wrangling In the Confusion About Smokable Hemp in Texas

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and right now there is a huge amount of confusion regarding the legal ...
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North Carolina Passes Last Minute Hemp Law

North Carolina Passes Last Minute Hemp Law

In a nail-biter scenario, the NC General Assembly passed hemp legislation late this afternoon, one day before all of the ...
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Rod’s Keynote speech: Perils Facing the Hemp and Cannabinoid Industry [Video]

Rod’s Keynote speech: Perils Facing the Hemp and Cannabinoid Industry [Video]

In this keynote speech Rod addresses perils facing the hemp industry, including the threat posed by Big Marijuana, cannabis associations ...
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The Source Rule is Alive and Well

The Source Rule is Alive and Well

The Source Rule, which says that the source of a cannabinoid determines its legal status, is embedded into the legal ...
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Virginia Stomps Its Local Hemp Industry With New Law

Virginia Stomps Its Local Hemp Industry With New Law

Virginia’s attempt to provide further clarity regarding hemp extract and hemp-derived products has instead resulted in additional and onerous regulations ...
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DEA Seed Letter – Triumph or Trap?

DEA Seed Letter – Triumph or Trap?

Since the DEA's Seed Letter became public I have fielded a number of calls from clients about selling cannabis seeds ...
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The Hemp Industry (Including D8) Needs Your Support to Defeat the DEA (Video)

The Hemp Industry (Including D8) Needs Your Support to Defeat the DEA (Video)

Members of the legal team suing the DEA recently discussed the case, why it is critical to the hemp industry’s ...
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Is North Carolina’s Hemp and CBD Industry Coming to an Abrupt End?

Is North Carolina’s Hemp and CBD Industry Coming to an Abrupt End?

Due to a combination of factors, the hemp and CBD industry as we now know it in North Carolina may ...
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US Customs At DFW Is Arresting People & Seizing Their Hemp Products

US Customs At DFW Is Arresting People & Seizing Their Hemp Products

Rod Kight writes, "“One single, small amount of CBD oil that you thought was cool to take on a trip ...
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Buckle Up- What If The 2018 Farm Bill  Is Not Enacted In September?

Buckle Up- What If The 2018 Farm Bill Is Not Enacted In September?

The Agricultural Act of 2014, also knowns as the 2014 Farm Act (Act), will expire on September 30, 2018 ...
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