J.D., Florida State University College of Law
B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Sally Kent Peebles is a partner in Vicente Sederberg's Florida office, where she focuses her practice on corporate law, commercial real estate, regulatory matters, and hemp. She helps clients navigate the patchwork of state laws controlling marijuana and hemp, and continues to successfully handle numerous cannabis business license acquisitions for clients in Florida, Colorado, and Oregon.
Sally is a leading voice on cannabis law and policy in Florida. In 2019, she was appointed to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee, which provides advice and recommendations to the department regarding policies and guidance on medical cannabis issues and patient needs and concerns. She currently serves as co-chair of the committee and chair of the Legislative and Legal subcommittee. In 2021, Sally co-founded the nonprofit organization, WISE Florida, which aims to build support for legalizing and regulating cannabis for adult use in Florida.
Folio Weekly recognized Sally as one of the "Best Marijuana Lawyers" in Jacksonville in its 2018 and 2019 "Best of Jax" lists.
Prior to joining VS, Sally drafted oil and gas title opinions and performed due diligence for acquisition and divestiture transactions at a Denver law firm focused on natural resources and energy. Before law school, Sally was a publicist and booking agent for music entertainment artists in California and Colorado.
Leadership & Community Involvement
- Co-Founder, WISE Florida
Co-Chair, Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, May 2019-Present
- Chair, Legislative and Legal Subcommittee, Florida Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee, November 2019-Present
Board Member, Northeast Florida NORML
Member, Jacksonville Women's Legal Association
Member, International Cannabis Industry Association
Member, Hemp Industries Association
Member, National Hemp Association
Member, American Hemp Campaign
- Co-author, "When Do You Need Cannabis Regulatory Counsel? A Guide for Corporate Counsel," January 15, 2021
Author, "Cannabis in the 2020 Election: Cheers to Southern Momentum in Mississippi!" October 29, 2020
Co-author, "Florida is Ready for the Hemp Industry," April 16, 2020
Author, "Coronavirus and Cannabis: Oregon Regulatory Updates," April 8, 2020
Author, "Coronavirus and Cannabis: Florida Regulatory Updates," April 1, 2020
Author, "Florida Law Limiting Medical Marijuana Businesses Ruled Unconstitutional," July 17, 2019
- Author, "Court Declares Marijuana Regulations Unconstitutional," Jacksonville Daily Record, July 23, 2019