What’s Buried in the Big Ugly


In this episode of Cannabiz New York, Elizabeth Kase, Esq. and Hon. Jerry Kremer, two recognized leaders in the cannabis industry, discuss the Big Ugly, the 2023 NY state budget bill signed last week.

Tune in as they talk about:
* Cannabis reform
* Proliferation of illegal stores
* Landlord rights and obligations
* Widened indication of tax fraud
* Cannabis Crop Rescue Act
* Changes in the penal law

About Elizabeh Kase, Esq.

Elizabeth Kase, Esq. joined Ruskin Moscou Faltischek in October, 2021 as Co-Chair of the firm’s Cannabis Law practice group. Elizabeth is recognized as a leader in NY’s Cannabis regulatory practice space and brings her exceptional experience in criminal defense work and boundless energy to her advocacy. Elizabeth represents clients in all aspects of cannabis licensing for clients entering the marketplace.

Prior to joining RMF, Elizabeth was Partner at Abrams Fensterman and Kase & Druker and also served as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office under Robert M. Morgenthau.
Since 2011, Elizabeth serves as Village Justice of Baxter Estates in Port Washington. She is Pro Bono legal counsel to the Safe Center of Long Island and also lectures frequently on topics relating Cannabis regulations and criminal law.

Elizabeth is a member of numerous professional associations and organizations including: Criminal Courts Bar Association, Nassau County, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, Yashar, Hadassah, Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court, Nassau County Chapter, Nassau County Bar Association, Member of Nassau Crime Lab Investigative/Legislative Committee, New York State Defenders Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Partnership to Advance Women Leaders.
In 2007, Elizabeth was named by the Long Island Business News as one of “40 Rising Stars Under 40” for her professional accomplishments and advocacy work and in 2013 was named “Top 50 Influential Women on Long Island” by the same publication. She has been named to NY Metro SuperLawyers since 2016.

About Hon. Jerry Kremer

Jerry is the Chairman of Empire Government Strategies. He was Chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee. He is highly respected in both the public and private sectors for his business acumen and his ability to get things done. He is considered one of the most respected lobbyists in New York.

He provides strategy and wise advice to leaders of major companies and is welcomed by officials of both political parties around the state.
Jerry’s book, ”Winning Albany: Untold Stories About the Famous and Not So Famous” was released in 2018. It recounts stories of famous people that Jerry has met and the advice they gave him. In addition the book gives an inside look at the inner workings of the political world.” His second book, “The Legend of Bo Davis,” will be released in 2023.

About the Cannabiz New York Podcast

The Cannabiz New York podcast gives a behind-the-scenes look at the cannabis business. Two recognized leaders in the industry tell all, Elizabeth Kase, Esq. and Hon. Jerry Kremer, from the law firm of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek.

Connect with Elizabeth Kase, Esq. and Hon. Jerry Kremer
Website: https://rmfpc.com/
Connect with Elizabeth Kase, Esq. on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth…
Connect with Hon. Jerry Kremer on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerrykremer/