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New York has gone to pot. The insiders’ view of how the cannabis industry will move forward.

October 27, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT
Candlelight Diner
56 Veterans Memorial Hwy
Commack, NY 11725

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Arthur “Jerry” Kremer, Partner and Chair of the Municipal and Regulatory Affairs Practice Group and Cannabis Practice Group at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., and President of Empire Government Strategies
Arthur “Jerry” Kremer’s career in government began with his appointment as corporation counsel of Long Beach, NY. Jerry was elected to 13 terms in the New York State Assembly and was the only Long Island legislator to ever head the prestigious Ways and Means Committee. He has served, by appointment of the governor, on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Capital Review Board and the Public Authorities Control Board.
Jerry has represented a large number of Fortune 500 companies in complex matters. He has served as government relations counsel to Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, Public Service Electric & Gas, Hostelworld, New York State Bowling Proprietors’ Association, Bus Association of New York State, the New York State Power Authority and various medical groups, technology groups and prominent energy companies. In addition, he is chair of the New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance. City and State magazine has designated him as one of the most powerful lobbyists in Albany. He is also a member of the Long Island Business News Hall of Fame. Jerry is a colonel (ret.) in the New York State Guard.
Elizabeth S. Kase, Of Counsel, Co-Chair of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s Cannabis Group
Elizabeth Kase counsels clients seeking licensure in the emerging adult-use cannabis space pursuant to New York’s Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.
Since the inception of The Compassionate Care Act in 2014, Ms. Kase guided entrepreneurs, businesses, and social equity applicants seeking to navigate New Yorks’s ever-changing regulatory landscape. She lectures extensively about the status of the laws, legal ethics, and compliance in the cannabis space. She has published numerous articles pertaining to criminal law, cannabis law, and cannabis/derivative products.
Ms. Kase is also well-known for her tireless advocacy and commitment to her clients, defending large-scale federal and state criminal matters, including public corruption cases, conspiracies, mortgage fraud, healthcare fraud, immigration fraud, embezzlement schemes, sex crimes, and narcotics cases, as well as complex DWIs. She proudly serves as Village Justice of Baxter Estates in Port Washington, New York since 2011. Ms. Kase is a graduate of Smith College and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she also teaches trial advocacy.