#16. Daniel Shortt, Attorney – It’s Time To Abolish The DEA (podcast)

Daniel Shortt, Attorney - It's Time To Abolish The DEA (podcast episode on The Hemp Startup Journey)

Podcast Show Notes with Daniel Shortt

A few days ago I saw an email slide into my inbox. My first though when I saw the title was, “No, this must be a joke.” The title was too intriguing to not read it. So I did. The next day, the article’s author and I were on the phone discussing the topic and decided to share a lengthier conversation for you to digest.

The author is attorney Daniel Shortt and the title of the article that peaked my curiosity:

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#15. Attorney Marne Coit – Cbd Oil Oversupply Concerns And Hemp Pilot Program In Jeopardy (podcast)

Dr Marne Coit guest on The Hemp Startup Journey Podcast

Podcast Show Notes with Dr. Marne Coit

This is a great conversation to listen to for anyone in the hemp community, but especially if you are a hemp farmer or are part of the hemp industry in North Carolina.

In this episode I discuss with attorney and department of agriculture professor at NC State:

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#14. How A Neuroscientist Thinks About Cannabis. Combining Data And Individual Feedback – With Nick Jikomes Of Leafly (Podcast)

Nick Jikomes, Leafly Director of Science and Innovation on The Hemp Startup Journey Podcast

Episode Show Notes with Nick Jikomes

Nick Jikomes is the Director of Science & Innovation at Leafly, a company that focuses on educating its 2 million monthly visitors about cannabis strains. 

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2. What the new USDA Hemp Regulations Could Mean for the Cannabis Industry – With Attorney Rod Kight (Podcast)

This was a great conversation with Asheville-based attorney Rod Kight. We speak about Rod’s journey and how he ended up working in the cannabis industry, THC testing, USDA regulations, DEA-regulated labs, how to avoid hemp brokering deals from going sour, what to start working on today to succeed in cannabis tomorrow and much more.


About 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 ([email protected]) or phone (828-255-9881).


About Spectrum Labs
At Spectrum Labs, we source local hemp and extract high-quality Full Spectrum Hemp extracts that even our families can use.

Spectrum Labs can manufacture these full-spectrum hemp extracts:
*Crude
*Distillate
*Isolate

*Tinctures
*Vapes
*Gummies
*Lotions
*Candies
*Custom formulations

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