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Rodney Kight Jr.

828-255-9881
Don Rodney Kight
Kight Law Office, PC
56 College Street Suite 302
Asheville, NC 28801
www.kightoncannabis.com
Phone: 828-255-9881
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Rodney Kight Jr.

Member,
Legal Committee

About Rodney Kight Jr.

Rod Kight is an Asheville attorney who specializes in bankruptcy. He is also an advocate for marijuana reform after having experienced its medical benefits during chemotherapy treatments for cancer. (He is happy to be in remission.) Rod spent years representing clients with drug charges before the NC State and Federal criminal courts. His current marijuana advocacy involves assisting business owne... read more »

Biography

Rod Kight is an Asheville attorney who specializes in bankruptcy. He is also an advocate for marijuana reform after having experienced its medical benefits during chemotherapy treatments for cancer. (He is happy to be in remission.)

Rod spent years representing clients with drug charges before the NC State and Federal criminal courts. His current marijuana advocacy involves assisting business owners prepare for the day- hopefully soon- when they can legally dispense marijuana, medically or otherwise. Rod has years of experience representing small businesses incorporate, litigate, reorganize, sell, and dissolve. He looks forward to being the attorney for marijuana dispensaries, growers, landlords, and others involved in the legal marijuana trade.

Rod is happily married to Ashley, a paralegal in the firm. Together, they have a blended family of 5 children. When not practicing law or running the kids from one activity to another, Rod and Ashley play music with their band, Whiz Mob, and enjoy exploring Asheville.

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Contact Information

Rodney Kight Jr. -
Kight Law Office, PC
56 College Street Suite 302
Asheville, NC 28801
www.kightoncannabis.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 828-255-9881
  • Office: 828-631-1818

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
North Carolina Member in Good Standing 1999

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2013 – present

Specialty Certifications

Certification Specialty Accredited Organization Year
Board Certified Specialist Bankruptcy Law Business North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization 2006
Board Certified Specialist Bankruptcy Law Consumer North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization 2004
Board Certified Specialist Business Bankruptcy Law American Board of Certification ---
Board Certified Specialist Consumer Bankruptcy Law American Board of Certification ---

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Blogs

Kight on Cannabis

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Is CBD legal? A lawyer’s perspective.

Posted on Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Is CBD legal? It depends. As a hemp lawyer the single most misunderstood issue I see is the legal status of CBD. Informal legal opinions abound and positions about the issue cover the spectrum from &l... [read more]

Mountain XPress discusses the new NC Hemp Law

Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2015

Click here for a good article from Asheville’s Mountain XPress about the new NC hemp bill: Contact me if you want to discuss your legal hemp options.... [read more]

Thanks to the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association for a job well done

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015

The NC General Assembly just passed a comprehensive hemp law. Click here for a link to the text of the new law. As many North Carolinians are aware, the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Associ... [read more]

Hemp is coming to North Carolina. Are you ready?

Posted on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

North Carolina’s notoriously recalcitrant legislature just made a bold move: it legalized hemp. In a historic vote, the NC House voted 101-7 yesterday and the Senate voted 42-2 today to legalize... [read more]

What is the difference between cannabis and hemp?

Posted on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

“Surely no member of the vegetable kingdom has ever been more misunderstood than hemp.” -David P. West in a report for the North American Industrial Hemp Council in 1998. What is the diffe... [read more]

Rod Kight discusses cannabis law on the AVL Informer podcast

Posted on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

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Publications and Articles

Cannabis Business Law - What You Need to Know

Published August 2015

Publisher: Aspatore

Cannabis Business Law provides a thorough, top-down view of the legal issues that a cannabis business owner can expect to face. Although the cannabis industry grows at an unprecedented rate and the "green rush" is discussed in major media outlets on a daily basis, the law lags behind. As a whole, the cannabis industry faces contradictory laws, unfair tax treatment, litanies of overlapping regulations, an inability to participate fully in some forms of federal intellectual property protections, a