Sally Kent Peebles




1200 Riverplace Blvd.
Suite 800
Jacksonville, FL 32207


J.D., Florida State University College of Law
B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder


Sally Kent Peebles 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 has quickly become a leading voice on cannabis law and policy in Florida, and Folio Weekly magazine included her in its "Best of Jax 2018" list of the "Best Marijuana Lawyers" in Jacksonville. In 2019, Sally was appointed to the State of Florida Medical Marijuana Advisory Board, where she serves as Vice-Chair.

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. She is often asked to speak at various marijuana business conferences on topics including licensing and investment in the marijuana industry.


Leadership & Community Involvement

  • Vice-Chair, Florida Medical Cannabis Advisory Board, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, May 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


Sally Kent Peebles Super Lawyers Rising Star



  • Speaker, Marijuana Hemp & Health Expo, "CBD Legal Discussion Panel,” Miami, June 22, 2019
  • Presenter, MJBizConNEXT, "Cannabis in Florida and the Southern States,” New Orleans, June 13, 2019
  • Speaker, Ellementa Jacksonville, "Cannabis and CBD for Beauty and Self-Care,” Jacksonville, May 30, 2019
  • Presenter, Commercial Real Estate Executives Jacksonville, "The Real Estate Bloom,” Jacksonville, April 03, 2019
  • Speaker, Ellementa Jacksonville, "Why Cannabis Works for Women: Cannabinoids,” Jacksonville, March 29, 2019
  • Speaker, InterCannAlliance, "Cannabis Policy and Economics,” Panama City, February 11, 2019
  • Speaker, Ellementa Jacksonville, "A Woman's Guide to Cannabis,” Jacksonville, January 31, 2019
  • Speaker, Jacksonville University College of Business Economic Roundtable, "Economic Impact of Medical Marijuana ,” Jacksonville, September 25, 2018
  • Presenter, Rotary Club of Jacksonville Florida, "Investment Opportunities in Cannabis ,” Jacksonville, July 11, 2018
  • Speaker, National Cannabis Industry Association Florida Cannabis Caucus, "Florida Medical Marijuana Program Update,” Tampa, April 17, 2018
  • Presenter, Marijuana Business Licensing, "Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition,” Los Angeles, July 22, 2015

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