Sally Kent Peebles Shares Insight into Florida's Medical Marijuana Licensing Process on "First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross"
Jan 6, 2023
VS partner Sally Kent Peebles recently stopped by the "First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross" radio show to discuss Florida's Medical Marijuana Treatment Center (MMTC) licensing process, including the excessive application and renewal fees.
With more than 22 million residents and an aging population, Florida is viewed as one of the hottest medical marijuana markets in the country. The state had more than $1 billion in medical marijuana sales in the first six months of 2022.
About Sally Kent Peebles
Sally Kent Peebles is a partner in Vicente Sederberg'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.
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. 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. Read Sally's full bio here.