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.

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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Age Verification, Delta-8 THC, and Intoxicating Hemp Products (Video)

Age Verification, Delta-8 THC, and Intoxicating Hemp Products (Video)

Should delta-8 THC and other intoxicating hemp products be sold by convenience stores and other retailers? How can they be ...
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New Legal Status of Delta-8 in the Bluegrass State

New Legal Status of Delta-8 in the Bluegrass State

In June 2021 Kentucky state troopers raided two lawful hemp retail stores in Morehead, Kentucky regarding delta-8 THC and other ...
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Kight Law Attorney Philip Snow On the Future of Delta-8 THC and Other Cannabinoids (Video)

Kight Law Attorney Philip Snow On the Future of Delta-8 THC and Other Cannabinoids (Video)

Watch an in-depth discussion about delta-8 THC and other cannabinoids, state regulation of hemp, and medical marijuana with Kight Law ...
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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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