August 19, 2020. Red Flags in Farmer-Distributor Contracts. Humboldt County Growers Association.
August 13, 2020. Cannabis Harvest Contracts: Best Practices and What to Watch Out For. Bar Association of San Francisco
August 12, 2020. Guest Speaker. Cannabis Appellations. University of New Hampshire Intellectual Property Summer Institute
July 15, 2020. Marijuana Business Daily. Contract cannabis farming gaining popularity in California, but practice draws lawsuits.
May 19, 2020. Bloomberg Law. California Setting Rules for Finding Pot’s Napa Valley.
May 4, 2020. Cannabis Appellations Proposed Regulations. Nevada County Cannabis Alliance (Heather)
March 20, 2020. The Human Side of Cannabis Appellations. SXSW. Austin, Texas (Heather) *CANCELLED*
April 2, 2020. Cannabis Appellations Symposium. Berkeley Law. Berkeley, CA (Heather)
April 10, 2020. Cannabis Genetics Conference. Humboldt County Growers Association. (Heather) *CANCELLED*
Feb. 28, 2020. Radio Guest. Cannabis Appellations. The Cannabis Connection Show. KSCO (Santa Cruz) 1080 AM.
Jan. 21, 2020. MCLE Presentation. Cannabis Appellations. Nevada County Law Library
Oct. 3, 2019. Presentation. Startup Considerations For Regulated Operators. El Dorado County Growers Alliance.
Sept. 18, 2019. Presentation. Demystifying Written Agreements: A Business Primer for California’s Regulated Industry. Humboldt County Growers Alliance.
August 21, 2019. Presentation. Demystifying Written Agreements: A Business Primer for California’s Regulated Industry. Nevada County Cannabis Alliance.
July 17, 2019. Blog Post. The Momma Blog: The Rules About Children On A “Licensed Premise”.
July 9, 2019. Panelist. Cannabis Breeding Data & Ethics. Growing With Fishes Podcast.
July 9, 2019. Blog Post. Part 2 Of 5: The Business Fundamentals Every California Cannabis Company Needs To Know: Cleaning Your Own House, Regulatory Compliance & Entity Governance.
June 27, 2019. Blog Post. Cannabusiness Bosses: Labor & Employment Issues In The Regulated Era, Part 2: Hiring, Special Situations, And Wage & Hour Basics .
June 20, 2019. Blog Post. Unregulated Cannabis Cultivation In California: A 2019 Enforcement Overview.
June 18, 2019. Sarah Smale Blog Post. Cannabusiness Bosses: Labor & Employment Issues In The Regulated Era, Part 1: Employee Or Independent Contractor?
June 8, 2019. Radio Interview. Higher Frequency KVMR.
May 30, 2019. Blog Post. Hemp Update: USDA’S Position On Interstate Transport Of Hemp And Hemp-Derived Products.
May 22, 2019. Blog Post. The Business Fundamentals Every California Cannabis Company Needs To Know: A Five-Part Blog Series.
May 16, 2019. Presenter/Organizer. Meet Your Local Distributors. Origin Group Law LLP.
May 14, 2019. The Union. Nevada County Supervisors Approve New Cannabis Grow Rules.
May 8, 2019. Radio Interview. Ital Culture Reggae w/ DJ Redlocks. KVMR.
May 7, 2019. The Union. Nevada County Supervisors Tweak Cannabis Ordinance, Set For May 14 Vote On New Rules (Video).
March 13, 2019. Blog Post. Nevada County Strong: An Open Letter To Nevada County Farmers.
March 4, 2019. Presenter/Organizer. Cultivating Community: A Free Local Permitting & State Licensing Seminar for Growers.
Feb. 22, 2019. Blog Post. Alert! Immediate Need For Letters In Support Of SB 67 (Temp License Bill).
Feb. 19, 2019. Presenter/MCLE Trainer. Commercial Cannabis is Here: What Farmers Need to Know NOW. Nevada County Law Library.
Feb. 13, 2019. Blog Post. Nevada County: Consider Outdoor Licenses This Season.
Feb. 5, 2019. Presenter/Attorney Trainer. Ethical Considerations in Cannabis Law. ProLaw CLE.
Feb. 1, 2019. Blog Post. Hemp In CA: A Post-Farm Bill Update.
Jan. 14, 2019. The Union. Heather Burke: Curbing Cannabis Robberies, Means DA And Sheriff Need To Protect Farmers.
Nov. 8, 2018. The Union. Nevada County Prosecutors Drop All Remaining Drug Cases Involving Deputy Mackey.
Nov. 5, 2018. Mg Magazine. 30 Powerful Cannabis Attorneys You Should Know.
Oct. 26, 2018. The Union. Nevada County Judge Revises Ruling About Deputy Mackey.
Sept .25, 2018. The State Of Cannabis. California Cannabis Appellations. Panelist.
Aug. 17, 2018. The Union. Deputy Jason Mackey Returns To Witness Stand In Marijuana Case.
July 17, 2019. The Union. Deputy Jason Mackey Gets Another Hearing About Judge’s Ruling On Misleading And False Statement.
June 25, 2018. The Union. Passage Of Nevada County Cannabis Ordinance Could Be Next Year.
June 25, 2018 The Union. Nevada County Receives First Commercial Cannabis Permit Application.
May 25, 2018. Blog Post. Temporary Local Permits Update.
May 17, 2018. The Union. Nevada County Releases Details About Temporary Medical Commercial Cannabis Permits.
May 1, 2018. The Union. Nevada County Judge Finds Problems With Deputy In Marijuana Search Warrant.
April 28, 2018. Blog Post. Nevada County’s Commercial Cultivation Ordinance And CEQA: What Every Nevada County Farmer Needs To Know.
April 10, 2018. The Union. Decision About Deputy Jason Mackey Now Rests With Nevada County Judge.
April 8, 2018. The Union. Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Mackey Addresses Allegations Of Dishonesty In Court.
March 8, 2018. Greenspoon Marder. California Cannabis Regulation Update.
March 8, 2018. Nevada County Cannabis Alliance. Free CA Cannabis Regulations Update With Heather Burke.
Feb. 11, 2018. The Union. Heather Burke: Response To District Attorney’s Statement On Sheriff’s Deputy.
Feb. 7, 2018. YubaNet. Op-Ed / Heather Burke’s Response To Cliff Newell’s Statement On Deputy Mackey.
Dec. 14, 2017. YubaNet. Noon Time Legal Seminar: California Cannabis Law 2018 Presented By Heather Burke.
Dec. 14, 2017. The Union. Legal Seminar On Cannabis Law In Nevada City.
Dec. 12, 2017. Blog Post. The Small Farmer Program: A Worksheet For Farmers Headed Into The Regulated Era.
Dec. 5, 2017. Blog Post. Summary Of Our Comments To The Emergency Regulations: Owners, Priority, And Terpenes.
Nov. 26, 2017. Green State. Will Small Cannabis Farmers Survive?
Aug. 7, 2017. The Union. Legal Seminar On Pot Scheduled For Nevada City.
July 5, 2017. Sacramento Business Journal. Outside Law Firms Hire Area Partners For Cannabis Practices.
June 28, 2017. Law.com. Greenspoon Marder’s Cannabis Kick Continues With Burke Bolt-On.
May 5, 2017. The Union. Nevada County, State Prepares Feedback For Statewide Medical Marijuana Grow Regulations.
May 5, 2017, The Union. Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment Seen As Positive By Nevada County, California Cannabis Advocates.
April 30, 2017. The Union. Workshop Focuses On Environmentally Friendly Cannabis Cultivation.
April 20, 2017. Blog Post. From Zero to Sixty: Cannabis Corporations in the Last Days of the Collective/Cooperative.
Mar. 20, 2017. The Union. Serious drug charges dropped after tests show suspected cocaine was flour.
March 17, 2017. YubaNet. Op-Ed | Heather Burke: Hiring of consultant a wise decision, but what about those fines?
Mar. 4, 2017. Blog Post. The Tortoise, the Hare, and the Ostrich: Legal Compliance in the 2017 Growing Season.
Feb. 22, 2017. The Union. Nevada City talks medical marijuana.
Feb. 13, 2017. Blog Post Video. Discussing Federal Cannabis Issues with Attorney Omar Figueroa.
Feb. 13, 2017. Blog Post and Interactive Game. Choose Your Own Adventure: Gate Notice Edition.
Jan. 30, 2017. The Union. Nevada City forum focuses on future of marijuana.
Jan. 29, 2017. YubaNet. Attorney Heather Burke joins Monday’s Town Talk: The Future of Cannabis.
Jan. 17, 2017. Nevada City attorney Heather Burke discusses changing landscape of cannabis law.
Jan. 1, 2017. Blog Post and Video. Probable Cause in Planning and Planting Your Legal Cannabis Garden.
Dec. 16, 2016. The Union. Nevada County District Attorney’s release of Mackey documents prompts delay, request for dismissal in Kitchens case.
Dec. 13, 2016. Fellow Nevada County Sheriff’s narcotics detective allegedly complained about Mackey in 2014.
Dec. 12, 2016. Documents detail alleged wrongdoing by Nevada County Sheriff’s narcotics detective.
Dec. 9, 2016. The Union. Legal battle continues: Felony case heard Friday involves narcotics detective Jason Mackey.
Dec. 6, 2016. The Union. Documents disclosed in case involving Nevada County Sheriff’s narcotics detective.
Dec. 4, 2016. The Union. Defense Attorneys Continue to Question Credibility of Nevada County Sheriff’s Narcotics Detective.
Dec. 4, 2016. The Union. Seminar on Cannabis Law Set for January in Nevada City.
Nov. 19, 2016. Blog Post. Prop 64’s Effect on Criminal Records: Legal Invalidity vs. Redesignating Prior Felonies.
Nov. 9, 2016. The Union. Prop 64: Next steps for Nevada County.
Nov. 9, 2016. The Union. Voters OK Recreational Recreational Marijuana in California.
Nov. 4, 2016. YubaNet. Heather Burke. “Why I’m Voting Yes on 64: A Tortured Analysis.”
Oct. 28, 2016. MerryJane Magazine. Is Compliance With California Cannabis Law Enough?
Oct. 13, 2016. The Union. Prop 64 Would Bring More Than Just Legal Marijuana to Nevada County.
Oct. 2, 2016. Blog Post. What to Know About Aerial Surveillance During Harvest.
Sept. 28, 2016. The Union. Nevada City Moves Forward With Marijuana Dispensary Process.
August 15, 2016. Tahoe Daily Journal. Election 2016: Pot measure would affect several aspects of CA law.
August 14, 2016. The Union. Recreational pot measure would affect several aspects of state law.
August 4, 2016. The Union. Five Arrested at Multiple Pot Grows.
July 26, 2016. YubaNet. Live! Nevada County BOS meeting July 26, 2016.
Jul. 20, 2016. YubaNet. Op-Ed: Local attorney Heather Burke requests Nevada County Sheriff to hold off on sweeps until BOS meeting
June 8, 2016. The Union. Hall headed to District 1 supes win; Scofield on track in District 2.
Jun. 6, 2016. YubaNet. Heather Burke: So to the future, place your strong hopes there. Then get back to work.
June 4, 2016. Blog Post. Nevada County: “Let Us See Who Is Strongest.”
May 31, 2016. Sacramento Bee. Chapter 3: A Political Fight Turns Personal.