19. Will New DEA Rules Destroy the Hemp Industry? – With Attorney Rod Kight, Kight Law (podcast)
Podcast Show Notes with Rod Kight
Asheville-based attorney, Rod Kight, is back to discuss the new DEA rule on hemp extracts. Jason and Rod also discuss how the DEA claims that hemp extracts with Delta-9 THC above 0.3% is an illegal substance, synthetic cannabinoids like Delta-8 THC, as well as the crucial North Carolina hemp pilot program that’s expiring in October 2020.
Linked below are Rod’s recent articles where he goes into detail on the current climate with the DEA on the hemp industry:
Who is Rod Kight?
Rod Kight is the principal of Kight Law Office PC, which represents businesses in the cannabis industry, including hemp and CBD, throughout the USA and the world. Rod edits the popular Kight On Cannabis law blog and wrote “Cannabis Business Law-What You Need to Know”, a cannabis law primer for business executives published by Aspatore Books. Rod speaks at national cannabis conferences, drafts cannabis legislation, and is regularly quoted on cannabis matters in the media, including Time, Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, and Business Insurance. He was recently named a “Top 30 Powerful Cannabis Litigator” by MG Magazine and one of the “100 People You Should Know” by Hemp Connoisseur Magazine. Rod testified at the FDA public hearing on cannabis. He writes and sits on the advisory board for the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine, a peer-reviewed publication.
Rod believes strongly in personal and medical cannabis use for many reasons, including that it helped him during chemotherapy treatments for cancer. He is an attorney advocate for NORML, and a member of the International Cannabis Bar Association, the National Cannabis Industry Association, the Hemp Industries Association, the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association, and the South Carolina Hemp Farmers Association.
Rod is married to his elementary school sweetheart, Ashley. She is also his office manager. They raise 5 children. Rod plays guitar in a rock band. You may contact him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (828-255-9881).
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