NHCC Session on Florida Cannabis Licensing Features Sally Peebles and Jerrico Perez
Feb 27, 2023
Spotlight on Florida Cannabis License
On February 28, 2023, Vicente attorneys Sally Kent Peebles and Jerrico Perez will participate in a National Hispanic Cannabis Council (NHCC) roundtable focused on Florida’s upcoming cannabis licensing round.
Sally and Jerrico will be accompanied by Jose Hidalgo, CEO of Flora & Forge LLC, and Aaron Lopez, founder of Political Capital LLC, to discuss the current state of Florida’s medical cannabis program and what lies in the future for cannabis in the Sunshine State.
- An overview and outline for how a person or business can apply for and receive a cannabis license in the new adult-use cannabis industry.
- Updated Florida cannabis regulations
- Challenges for retailers looking for property
- What level of municipal approval is required
About Sally Kent Peebles
Sally Kent Peebles is a partner in Vicente LLP's Florida office, where she focuses her practice on corporate law, commercial real estate, and regulatory matters. She helps clients navigate the patchwork of state laws controlling marijuana, and continues to successfully handle numerous cannabis business license acquisitions for clients in Florida, Colorado, and Oregon.
About Jerrico Perez
Jerrico Perez is a partner at Vicente LLP, where she focuses her practice on administrative law, regulatory compliance, and national marijuana business applications. Jerrico assists cannabis business owners and other associated individuals and entities with regulatory, licensing, and compliance issues, and has successfully represented clients in state and local hearings, negotiating and resolving regulatory disciplinary actions, and successfully appealing and seeking judicial review of final agency actions. She has also helped her clients receive licenses in multiple competitive and non-competitive application processes, including Colorado, Ohio, Hawaii, California, Maryland, and Canada.