High Times Returns to Colorado with People’s Choice Cannabis Cup
Distributing Over 1,700 Judges Kits (75+ Lbs of Cannabis Products) To Consumers Across Colorado through Partnership with The Green Solution
DENVER, July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High Times, the most well-known brand in cannabis, and creators of the world’s first and largest cannabis judging competition, the Cannabis Cup, announced today it has returned to Colorado to bring the Cannabis Cup People’s Choice Edition to consumers across the state, providing the public with the opportunity to judge the coveted Cannabis Cup safely from the comfort of their own home.
The High Times Cannabis Cup is the world’s foremost cannabis festival, originally founded in 1988 in Amsterdam. While most Cannabis Cup events were set up as two or three-day festivals, given the threat of COVID-19 High Times has created the new People’s Choice Edition as an extension of the brand, which for the first time ever will allow consumers to judge the most renowned cannabis competition in the world safely from their own homes. This allows consumers in Colorado the unprecedented opportunity to try 28 different strains in a one ounce box, and judge them against each other in order to award the state’s best, as determined by the state’s consumers.
Consumers interested in judging the first ever People’s Choice Cannabis Cup are encouraged to visit cannabiscup.com/register to RSVP for one of the judge’s slots. Categories include Flower (Sativa, Hybrid or Indica), Pre-Rolls, Concentrates, Vape Pens, Topicals/Tinctures/Capsules, and Edibles.
The brand will partner with vertically integrated Colorado cannabis operator The Green Solution, which has a chain of 21 licensed dispensaries across the state. Intaking over 75 lbs of cannabis flower and other products across two locations in 4 days, the chain’s tradition of providing the best variety of premium products at the best possible price for consumers across the state continues as the teams work to intake the best product in CO, and get them into the people’s hands.
About High Times:
For more than 45 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 providing content for its 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.
About The Green Solution
Since its inception in 2010 as one of the first cannabis companies in Colorado, The Green Solution (TGS) has grown exponentially into one of the top vertically integrated cannabis operators in Colorado. Voted “Best Bargain Dispensary” in Westword’s 2020 Best of Denver poll, the family-founded and operated business is built on a foundation of customer service, education, innovation, product excellence, regulatory compliance and supply chain innovation. TGS has remained an industry leader through proprietary technology and innovation, as well was through continually introducing new verticals, including a family of cannabis brands. Continued advancements across the marijuana supply chain and into enterprise technologies keep the company primed for growth. Today, TGS’ infrastructure is designed to accommodate dispensary operations at a global scale. Learn more about TGS at www.MyGreenSolution.com or download the (GREEN) Lifestyle App, a quick, convenient rewards and loyalty app developed exclusively by TGS. Follow TGS on Facebook, on Twitter and Instagram.
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TGS and the 2020 High Times Cannabis Cup Colorado: People’s Choice Edition
The Green Solution is proud to be the official intake partner for this year’s High Times Cannabis Cup Colorado: People’s Choice Edition. For the first time in its more than 30-year history, the competition will be open to the Colorado Public and will see the largest pool of judges in history.
Since its inception in Amsterdam in 1988, the High Times Cannabis Cup has painstakingly created the fairest, most transparent contest possible in full compliance with State and Local law. That’s where The Green Solution comes in.
As the official intake partner to High Times, The Green Solution is organizing all product into judging categories to prepare Judge Kits that compile all the entries into 10 categories featuring anywhere from five to 28 products in each. And this year, judging is open to the eligible Colorado public (consumers age 21 and older). Those interested in judging can reserve their kit online atwww.mygreensolution.com. Prices per kit vary depending on number of entries per category and type of category.
The Judge Kits contain products for you to judge within the following categories:
- Indica Flower
- Sativa Flower
- Hybrid Flower
- Non-Solvent Concentrates
- Solvent Concentrates
- Vape Pens & Cartridges
- Edibles: Food Items (Gummies, Chocolates)
- Edibles: Non-Food Items (Tinctures, Capsules)
Curious how you can pick up a judge kit? The process is easy:
Step One: Reserve and Pick Up
Judges reserve their kit and schedule a pickup at their desired local TGS dispensary location.
Step Two: Judge the Kit from Home
Judges take the kits home for 30 days, reviewing each product and using a High Times online scorecard to write scores and reviews. The URL to the scorecard is provided in the judge kit.
High Times Presents the Awards
After the 30-day period, High Times tallies up the votes and hosts an awards show to announce the winners and deliver all trophies and medals, along with winner artwork for promotion.
And that’s not all. To ensure judges’ voices are heard (i.e. you, the cannabis consuming public), competitors can request to see all of the judges’ reviews for their entries.
When Does this all Happen?
The High Times Cannabis Cup: People’s Choice Edition takes place this summer, and kits are available for purchase starting June 13th. Stay tuned for updates and more by following us onFacebookand Instagram @my.greensolution. And check back tomygreensolution.comoften for updates.
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The Green Solution is proud to be the official intake partner for this year's High Times Cannabis Cup Colorado: People’s Choice Edition. For the first time in its more than 30-year history, the competition will be open to the Colorado Public and will see the largest pool of judges in history.