FAQ

How old do you have to be to attend?

All attendees must be 18 and older to attend the expo and the party (the “Event”).  
ID will be required at the door.

What is a valid photo ID?

Valid ID means a current, government-issued photo ID (i.e. driver’s or non-driver's state license, passport or military ID) OR a copy of your birth certificate + a photo ID (e.g. student ID).

Are Medical Cannabis Cup passes refundable?

No, the passes are not refundable.

How can my business compete in the Medical Cannabis Cup?

Entry into the HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup is limited to legally existing,  operating, licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in the state of California.  For more information on entering flowers, cannabis concentrates or medical-cannabis infused edibles, please contact us directly at (212) 387-0500 or by email medcancup@hightimes.com.

Do I need to be a medical marijuana patient to attend?

The Event will be open to all adults over the age of 18.
The outdoor medicating section of the Event will be available only to California medical marijuana patients.

Are out-of-staters allowed to attend?

Yes, anyone over the age of 18 may attend the Event.  Again, however, the outdoor medicating section will be available only to California medical marijuana patients.

Do I get any cannabis as part of my ticket price?

Due to California law we cannot give away cannabis -- it’s also why the ticket price is so low for a world-class cannabis event.

What?! It’s the Medical Cannabis Cup, and I don’t get any free cannabis?

Sorry, that’s a promise we just can’t make!  But we do promise you an event celebrating the incredibly diverse and emerging medical marijuana movement, including a two-day cannabis and hemp expo that will feature cultivation seminars with HIGH TIMES editors, activism sessions with leaders of the medical marijuana movement and major cannabis celebrities, an all-star awards ceremony and an unforgettable party with surprise musical guests.

Where is the HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup?

Cow Palace
2600 Geneva Avenue
Daly City, CA 94014

Is there a bag search?

Yes.

What am I NOT allowed to bring?

Alcohol
Food or drinks
Glass bottles
Hard or soft sided coolers
Weapons
Skateboards, bikes or rollerblades
Unapproved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, etc.
Pets or other animals (certified service animals are permitted)