Attorney, Kight Law Office
Rod is a cannabis business law attorney who lives in Asheville, NC. He represents legal cannabis businesses throughout the country and the world and is the author of the Kight On Cannabis law blog, a popular blog that discusses evolving legal issues affecting the cannabis industry. Rod is the author of “Cannabis Business Law-What You Need to Know”, published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters (WestLaw) Company, in August 2015, and a weekly contributor to the Cannabis Law Report. He is frequently quoted regarding cannabis law by a wide range of both industry and non-industry media outlets. A significant portion of Rod’s practice involves representing clients in the hemp and CBD industry.
A strong believer in cannabis for personal and medical use after using it successfully during chemotherapy treatments for cancer (he is in remission), Rod is an attorney advocate for NORML. He is also a member of the National Cannabis Bar Association, the National Cannabis Industry Association, and the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association. Rod has represented numerous cannabis businesses and been a presenter on cannabis legal issues at seminars across the country. Rod is married to his elementary school sweetheart, Ashley, who is also his office manager. Together they have 5 children. Rod is an avid musician who plays guitar in an Asheville-based rock band. He can be reached via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (828-255-9881).