Minority Cannabis Business Association Board Members Linda Mercado Greene and Shanita Penny
NCIA’s Michelle Rutter and Michael Correia moderate a discussion with Minority Cannabis Business Association Board Members Linda Mercado Greene and Shanita Penny about their recent lobby days with NCIA’s Government Relations team.
Linda Mercado Greene MCBA Board of Directors, leads BCG Holdings, Inc, a minority woman-owned cannabis public relations and public
affairs firm in Washington, DC. Shanita Penny is an internationally recognized management consultant and CEO of Budding Solutions, a boutique cannabis consulting firm based in Baltimore, MD.
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.