High Times Partners with Oklahoma-based APCO MED for High Times Cannabis Cup Event at Lost Lakes Amphitheater

Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  High Times, the most well-known, globally recognized brand in cannabis, announced a partnership with Oklahoma-based APCO MED, a cannabis dispensary and meditation lounge, for the upcoming High Times Cannabis Cup Oklahoma event. This is the first Cannabis Cup to take place in Oklahoma and will be held at the Lost Lakes Amphitheater in Oklahoma City on August 24 and 25.

APCO MED will serve as the official competition intake and distribution partner for the Cannabis Cup competition. Official entries will be collected at APCO corporate headquarters and flagship store location on 313 NW 23rd street in Oklahoma City and distributed to local competition judges.

“An integral part of the High Times Cannabis Cup Events is creating a strong relationship with the local community where each event is held,” said Kraig Fox, CEO of High Times. “With this Cannabis Cup being the first ever in Oklahoma, our partnership with APCO MED will be a critical component to the success of the event, the integrity of the competition, and a great connection to the local community.”

Ford Austin and Shayna Marino, founders of APCO MED said, “Partnering with such a longstanding leader in the cannabis industry as HIGH TIMES not only helps us move in the right direction, but also helps us increase the visibility and professionalism of the legal cannabis industry in Oklahoma overall.”

The High Times Cannabis Cup is the world’s foremost cannabis festival. Originally founded in 1988 in Amsterdam, the Oklahoma event will allow hand-selected judges from around the state to sample and vote on their favorite marijuana products across 20 categories. Thousands of Oklahomans are expected to turn out and root for their favorite brands, strains and concentrates. Additional offerings at this years’ events will include High Times’ exhibitor village, which is made up of hundreds of brands from across the cannabis landscape, from growers to products to artists, as well as educational seminars, art, food and much more.

Additional details on the entertainment and musical line-ups will be released over the coming weeks. Information on the event, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities are available here: https://www.cannabiscup.com/event/high-times-cannabis-cup-oklahoma-2019/11

About High Times

For more than 44 years, High Times has been the world’s most well-known cannabis brand - championing the lifestyle and educating the masses on the benefits of this natural flower. From humble beginnings as a counterculture lifestyle publication, High Times has evolved into hosting industry-leading events like the Cannabis Cup and the High Times Business Summit, while providing digital TV and social networks, globally distributed merchandise, international licensing deals, and millions of fans and supporters across the globe. In the world of Cannabis, High Times is the arbiter of quality. For more information on High Times visit http://www.hightimes.com.


APCO MED Dispensary store & Meditation Center is an entirely new company founded by Ford Austin & Shayna Marino to cultivate, process, dispense and market cannabis products in the state of Oklahoma. They originally founded APCO MED as a tribute to their great grandfather J. Steve Anderson’s pioneering spirit. 100 years ago J. Steve Anderson co-founded his oil company Anderson Prichard Oil Corporation which led to the creation of APCO Oil Corporation which is in no way connected to APCO MED. For more information visit: https://apcomedical.com/home

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