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2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Day One Photos

2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: More Day One Photos

2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Night One & Rick Ross Photos

2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Day Two Photos

2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Day One Photos

2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Pups of the Cup Photos

2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Hybrid Concentrate Entries
2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Indica Concentrates & Non-Solvent Hash
2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Sativa Concentrate Entries
2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Hybrid Entries
2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Edible & Topical Entries
2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: CBD Entries
2015 HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup: Indica & Sativa


NEW: Find out about our VIP Experience packages – only a finite amount are available! 
Click here to get all the VIP info! 




Stay connected on the app #CannabisCupSoCal

DOOR PRICES: Saturday, $60; Sunday, $50; VIP – $160.

Schedule of Events; Doors open at noon

Saturday, February 7


1 p.m. 
American Veterans & Cannabis
Bobby Black (moderator), HIGH TIMES
; Steven Jacob Lull, The Green Union; 
Dakota Blue Serna, The Green Union; 
Dr. Daryl Hudson, Marijuana for Trauma.

2:30 p.m.

A live podcast of “Free Weed From Danny Danko” featuring cannabis concentrates experts.

Featuring Danny Danko (host), HIGH TIMES
; Addison Demoura, Steep Hill Labs
; Rezwan Khan, Seedless Clothing & attorney
; Matthew Van Benschoten, TC Labs; 
Mitch Shenassa, Incredibowl
; JJ, Fresh Off the Bud Extractions; K, Trichome Technologies.

4 p.m.
Legal Weed: How to Grow Your Own Easily and Effectively, presented by Nico Escondido.

5 p.m.
How to Get a Top Pot Job in the Cannabis Industry, presented by Weedhire.
David Bernstein, Weedhire; Vlad Stelmak, Weedhire.


1:30 p.m.

Ending Prohibition, presented by the NORML Women’s Alliance (NWA)
Madeline Martinez (moderator), NWA & Cannabis Café
; Amy Povah, CAN-DO Foundation; 
Cheri Sicard, Orange County NORML & author
; Kandice Hawes, Orange County NORML
; Yamileth Bolanos, PureLife Alternative Wellness Center
; Diane Goldstein, LEAP & NWA. 

3 p.m.
Cannabis Cultivation: Yesterday and Today, presented by Jorge Cervantes

4:30 p.m.
Cannabis Cooking Demonstration, presented by Payton Curry

Hip-hop star Rick Ross headlines our Cannabis Cup concert
Doors open at 8 p.m.
Concert begins at 9 p.m.

Sunday, February 8; Doors open at noon


1 p.m.

Careers in the Cannabis Industry
Aaron Justis, Buds & Roses
; Liana Held, Liana Limited
; Jeffrey Von Stetten, Jeff’s Best Hemp
; Michael Straumietis, Advanced Nutrients. 

2:30 p.m.

Cannabis Use for Enhanced Creativity 
Debby Goldsberry (moderator), CA NORML & Oaksterdam University; 
Amber E. Senter, The Cannasseur
; Mark Haskell Smith, author
; Coral Reefer, activist; Alec Dixon, WAMM.

4 p.m.
Veganics: The Evolution Of Organic Horticulture, presented by Kyle Kushman

5 p.m.
How To Not Piss Off Your Cannabusiness Clientele, presented by Russ Belville


1:30 p.m.
The Emerging Edibles Industry
Elise McDonough (moderator), HIGH TIMES
; Ata Gonzalez, G FarmaLabs
; Kushie Kandy; 
Joseph Winke, Jambo Super Foods; 
Peter Lograsso, Green Gold Baking Company.

3 p.m.
A live podcast of “Free Weed From Danny Danko,” featuring all-star growers.
Danny Danko (host), HIGH TIMES
; Adam Dunn, T.H.Seeds
; Scott, Rare Dankness; 
Dru West, author ofSecrets of West Coast Grow Masters; 
David Bonvillain, Elite Cannabis.

4:30 p.m.
Spark the Conversation
Bianca Barnhill (moderator), ASA
; Lisa Molyneux, Greenway Compassionate Relief
; Steph Sherer, ASA; Diane Goldstein, LEAP; 
B-Real, hip-hop artist; Lina Walleman, TV writer.

7:30 p.m.
The HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup Awards



There is a bag check at the Entrance of the HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup.
No selling or distributing of cannabis is allowed.
No weapons
No alcohol, food or drinks
No glass jars or bottles
No pets other than service animals with paperwork. Please do not bring your animals to the event and do not plan to leave them in your car.

No distributing flyers or stickers
The entire event is protected by outside hired security. Every security company we’re hired for these events has stated that we have the most polite and respectful attendees of any events they work (including sporting events, concerts etc.).

This event is a celebratory and informational gathering for vendors and patients.

Please note that as in San Francisco, the current laws of California necessitate that our event’s “medication area” be restricted to medical patients only.


GO VIP: HIGH TIMES is thrilled to offer new VIP options for the 4th Annual SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup, February 7th-8th in San Bernardino, CA!

With three VIP levels, guests will get admission to both days of the Cup and Saturday night concert featuring Rick Ross (with option for VIP viewing), access to the High Society Lounge, Invitation to the Awards show and premium reserved seating, express VIP entry, limited edition merchandise (including shirt and hoodie!), back stage access, Exclusive Limited Edition HIGH TIMES Golden Glassware and an opportunity to present a trophy on stage to a winner!

The sales starts TODAY but there are a finite amount of VIP, Super VIP and Gold Leaf VIP passes available. Purchase yours now before they sell out!

Want to see the winners of last year’s SoCal Cup?