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Leafly List: The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Arizona, December 2016

December 15, 2016
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Photo of rock formations in front of Saguaro cacti and mountains. Taken at South Mountain Park in Phoenix, Arizona.


December 2016

The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every month. This region-specific version is designed to provide helpful, community-based information for cannabis consumers looking for the most relevant dispensaries in Arizona. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the state based on customer feedback metrics* and reviews of each location’s quality, service, and atmosphere. Check out the Leafly List FAQ for more information on how dispensaries are ranked.

The Leafly List is based on 100% objective customer feedback and data collected by Leafly. Businesses CANNOT pay for a spot on the list.

1. Swell Farmacy – Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

Swell Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Phoenix Arizona - November Leafly List

Phoenicians are initially drawn to Swell Farmacy for their generous new patient special, but they keep coming back for the rotating daily specials, attentive and knowledgeable budtenders, and wide selection of top-notch products. Open seven days a week, Swell’s Phoenix location more than lives up to its name.

Index: 93.73

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“Swell is definitely my favorite dispensary. Top notch strains and prices.” —puertorock

2. The GreenHouse

8160 W. Union Hills Dr. Glendale, AZ

The Greenhouse Arizona Medical Marijuana Dispensary - Leafly List

With a knowledgeable staff of patient consultants and great specials for Leafly visitors, The GreenHouse is a great choice for quality cannabis in Glendale.

Index: 93.42

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“This was a great experience for my wife and me. Very friendly woman greeted us kindly and was patient while we sorted out what we wanted. Quality of product was pretty good. Cool shop, nice people.” —onwardthru

3. Herbal Wellness Center

4126 W. Indian School Rd Phoenix, AZ

Herbal Wellness Center medical cannabis dispensary in Phoenix, Arizona

Herbal Wellness Center stands on three core principles: high-quality cannabis, education, and care for its patients. Its efforts show with its organically grown flower and collection of refined and unique concentrates.

Index: 93.03

Last Month: #6

What People are Saying:

“The potency of their concentrates is phenomenal. I especially love the Paris OG Vapen Clear because it puts me into a relaxing restful sleep that I hate waking from. The staff is friendly and helpful.” —Je5terJackson

4. White Mountain Health Center

9420 W Bell Rd.Suite 108 Sun City, AZ

White Mountain Health Center medical marijuana dispensary in Sun City, Arizona

An array of daily specials and discounts makes White Mountain Health Center a top location in the Sun City area. Its friendly staff and quality cannabis have certainly attracted people to its location.

Index: 92.68

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“WM has the best budtenders and excellent quality products!” —cahoots

5. Nature’s AZ Medicines

2439 West McDowell Rd. Phoenix, AZ

Nature's AZ Medicines medical marijuana dispensary in Phoenix, Arizona

Centrally located in Phoenix, Nature’s AZ Medicines provides patients with a transparent cannabis experience, supplying its medicine from bulk quantities and operating as a licensed non-profit dispensary.

Index: 89.88

Last Month: #7

What People are Saying:

“Great place. Knowledgeable staff, good prices and friendly atmosphere. Winning combo in a time when customer service is a dying art. I always look forward to seeing everyone and having a good experience.” —jhmarshall6514

6. The Nirvana Center

Phoenix, AZ

The Nirvana Center Medical Marijuana Dispensary - November Leafly List

The Nirvana Center might be the new kid in town, but this location is quickly gaining popularity points. It offers patients a free pre-roll with a $20 purchase during its daily happy hour, and visitors are impressed by the great selection, fair pricing, and downright comfy lobby no matter what time of day they visit.

Index: 89.58

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“Amazing dispensary with amazing flower to match!” —ashmead

7. Swell Farmacy

11200 West Michigan Avenue Suite 5 Youngtown, AZ

Swell Farmacy medical marijuana dispensary in Youngtown, Arizona

With a name like Swell, you wouldn’t expect anything less than the warm and welcoming staff at the only state-licensed dispensary in Youngtown. Focused on a mission to serve as ambassadors to end cannabis prohibition, Swell Farmacy encourages all patients to get involved and be a force within the cannabis movement.

Index: 89.14

Last Month: #5

What People are Saying:

“Far drive but worth the visit.” —brodster

8. Tru|med

1613 N 40th St Phoenix, AZ

Tru Med medical marijuana dispensary in Phoenix, Arizona

Tru|med is a clean, elegant dispensary with a convenient location and friendly staff. Aside from its beautiful aesthetic, Tru|med is known for its highly-rated house strains like its OG Kush and the Tru|med Blue Dream, as well as a wide selection of cannabis edibles.

Index: 88.27

Last Month: #9

What People are Saying:

“Tru Med has such a massive selection on flower, edibles, concentrate. Everything is affordably priced and the quality is unmatched.” —iTzFox

9. Desert Rose

Phoenix, AZ

Desert Rose Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Phoenix Arizona
Desert Rose, in the Happy Valley area of northern Phoenix, has been quick to win patients over with a carefully curated menu featuring local favorite strains and products plus a wide array of edibles, all of which are paired with customer service that consistently goes above and beyond.

Index: 88.13

Last Month: #10

What People are Saying:

“I always love the atmosphere and environment over at DR! Super friendly staff & one of the best looking shops in AZ too, with nearly every product under the sun.” —smokeleafly

10. Arizona Natural Selections of Scottsdale

7320 E Butherus Dr. STE 100 Scottsdale, AZ

Arizona Natural Selections of Scottsdale medical cannabis dispensary in Scottsdale, Arizona

All of Arizona Natural Selections’ locations create a comfortable atmosphere and maintain their focus on the wellness of their patients. By using expert horticulturists to grow its own cannabis, the Scottsdale location maintains high internal standards for its flowers, and a commitment towards sustainability influences its business practices from cultivation to distribution.

Index: 86.57

Last Month: #15

What People are Saying:

“Honestly, I loved this location! It is not often that I am in Scottsdale, but when I am, I plan on going here. Staff was super friendly and budtenders are very knowledgable!” —yob118

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*The December 2016 Leafly List uses customer service metrics from November 2016

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