Tradiv’s Jonathan Teeters Named to Board of Directors of Minority Cannabis Business Association

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Teeters brings vast experience to improving diversity efforts in the cannabis industry

Tradiv, the leading wholesale cannabis distribution website, is proud to announce that Jonathan Teeters, Director of Government Affairs, has been voted onto the Board of Directors of the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA), the first non-profit organization created to serve the specific needs of minority cannabis entrepreneurs, workers, patients and consumers.

Teeters joins fellow board members in working towards economic empowerment, social justice and patient/consumer awareness for people of color in the cannabis industry. In his role at MCBA, Teeters will be responsible for fundraising and strategic partnership development, primarily in Southern California. Jonathan will serve his term from October 15, 2016 to October 14, 2017.

“From a diversity standpoint, the cannabis industry has a unique opportunity to do things differently than every other industry in America that has emerged and normalized,” said Teeters. “I can’t sit on the sidelines while the industry I’m helping to shape misses its opportunities to do things differently, which is why I’m so excited to become a board member at the MCBA.”

“We’re incredibly proud to see Jonathan leading the change for diversity within the cannabis industry,” said Todd Palmieri, CEO of Tradiv. “He has been absolutely crucial to our development and growth here at Tradiv, and we’re looking forward to supporting him as he applies his unique skill set to shaping our industry into a diverse and welcoming community.”

Prior to joining Tradiv, Teeters served as the Director of Operations for DOPE Magazine, the nation’s premier cannabis lifestyle publication. He also spent nearly a decade working in electoral politics for the Democratic National Committee, Organizing for America, and the Alaska Democratic Party.

About MCBA:
Founded in 2015, the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) is the first non-profit organization created to serve the specific needs of minority cannabis entrepreneurs, employees, and patients/ consumers. The organization currently serves members from across the United States and Canada. MCBA’s mission is to create equal access and economic empowerment for cannabis businesses, their patients, and the communities most affected by the war on drugs. For more information, visit

About Tradiv:
Tradiv is the leading wholesale cannabis distribution website for Colorado and California. Our mission is to cultivate a trusted marketplace where cannabis producers and retailers can transact with confidence. The Tradiv platform offers the best prices, widest selection, and verified quality. Tradiv makes traditionally cost-prohibitive distribution services affordable for small and big businesses alike. By offering professional services, Tradiv is demonstrating to the rest of the country that cannabis businesses can be a healthy part of the community – not something to be feared. Learn more at

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