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Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Dispensaries in Northern California, August 2016

August 2, 2016


August 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 Northern California. 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. Airfield Supply Co.

1190 Coleman Avenue San Jose, CA

Airfield Supply Co. medical marijuana dispensary in San Jose, California

Taking No. 1 on the list this month is Airfield Supply Co. (formerly South Bay Healing Center), which opened its beautiful new location last summer. The boutique-style collective is right near the airport and offers a selection of fine strains, concentrates, edibles, and clones.

Index: 97.21

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“Place is very clean and staff are friendly, helpful, and knowledgable [sic] about their products. The “Airport” theme is really neat!” –Angelaharris9

2. Caliva

1695 S. 7th St San Jose, CA

Caliva medical marijuana dispensary in San Jose, California

A premier cannabis collective in San Jose, Caliva opened its doors in July of 2015. Its clean, modern aesthetic makes for a comfortable atmosphere, and its high-quality cannabis mixed with its educated staff makes Caliva a top location on Leafly this month.

Index: 96.15

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“This was my first time here and it was awesome! Everyone was really nice and helpful, even the security. It’s a really nice looking facility that’s kept clean. Came in today and it’s their “canniversary” so they had free ice cream and a prize wheel (free preroll ftw!).” –frogskillkids

3. Lux

1859 Little Orchard St. San Jose, CA

Cannabis buds in jars

Lux is a community-oriented dispensary where the primary goal is to advocate a proactive approach to health management by providing a safe environment to dispense affordable medical marijuana. Located in San Jose, California, Lux operates out of The Plant shopping center, offering patients easy access to quality cannabis.

Index: 95.155

Last Month: #65

What People are Saying:

“I absolutely love this place. I moved to San Jose from the East Bay and this is the only place that I felt comfortable at. everybody here makes you feel at home very educational on everything that they have. I have tried other clubs but this is the only one that I am coming to.” –doowop80

4. Purple Star MD

2520 Mission Street San Francisco, CA

Purple Star MD medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco, California

Appropriately located in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District, Purple Heart MD drives towards its mission of healing. Its friendly service and quality products all stem from its deep roots in the community, with benefits going towards four distinguished nonprofits from the bay: AGUILAS, the Shanti Project, the San Francisco LGBT Community Center, and the Breast Cancer Emergency Fund.

Index: 94.595

Last Month: #5

What People are Saying:

“Great people, large product list, I love the BOGO deals, expect to wait about an hour for delivery. I only wish they could be open 24/7.” –RenegadeGirl

5. 1841 El Camino Ave

1841 El Camino Ave Sacramento, CA

1841 El Camino Ave medical marijuana dispensary in Sacramento, California

1841 is dedicated to finding the right solutions to its patients’ ailments. Lab-tested cannabis and an extensive menu of strains and products to choose from make 1841 a premier location in Sacramento.

Index: 93.485

Last Month: #8

What People are Saying:

“This place is wonderful! Welcoming and classy atmosphere. Great customer service. Leah at the front desk is really nice and made me feel welcome and comfortable. I got a really good deal the first time I went in. Would highly recommend!” –jsprattmusic

6. Bloom Room

471 Jessie St Mint Plaza / SOMA San Francisco, CA

Bloom Room medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco, California

With taxes included on all of their many strains, along with 4 gram eighths and a friendly, inviting environment, what more could you ask for from a cannabis dispensary? The Bloom Room embraces its local community and stands for professionalism within the cannabis industry. Go check out its location when you are in the Bay Area.

Index: 93.14

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“First time visit with a friend who recommended. Friendly folks, good flower…Lola Lola pre rolls hit harder than their petite size would suggest. plus my wife digs the cute lighter it comes with.” –fancyfiveone0

7. Humboldt Patient Resource Center

980 6th Street Arcata, CA

Humboldt Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary in Arcata, California

For more than 16 years HPRC has served Arcata and the surrounding Humboldt area. Its helpful, educated staff will help you find the cannabis that best suits your needs. HPRC can help you get your medical garden started with clones that it produces in its onsite garden. A commitment to safety through lab-tested products only furthers its comforting environment.

Index: 92.855

Last Month: #6

What People are Saying:

“Very nice location. Staff is amazingly helpful and accommodating. I usually have anxiety when going to a dispensary, but I didn’t feel that here at all.” –bigc20

8. Harvest – San Francisco

4811 Geary Blvd. San Francisco, CA

Harvest medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco, California

This is not your typical dispensary. Exceptional service, quality, and access to the knowledge necessary to soothe what ails you is the mantra of Harvest. Indulge in an accommodating atmosphere where a love of community and cannabis is readily shared seven days a week.

Index: 92.805

Last Month: #39

What People are Saying:

“Harvest has become my #1 spot in San Francisco. The staff are super friendly and knowledgeable, they are always excellent to me. They have the best edibles and tinctures I’ve found in the city so far. Added bonus: the facility itself is clean, comfortable, and modern.” –Solanarama

9. Haze Dispensary

1761 Smith Ave. San Jose, CA

Cannabis plant leaves

Haze offers a huge selection of flowers, concentrates, edibles, and healthy clones. It’s locally owned and offers compassionate options for all patients.

Index: 92.795

Last Month: #27

What People are Saying:

“Cool vibes to the place the staff is dope n knowledgeable they have a variety of flowers got the sky walker og would recommend it…just right ” –kinggeorge408

10. Berkeley Patients Group

2366 San Pablo Ave Berkeley, CA

Berkeley Patients Group medical marijuana dispensary in Berkeley, California

Berkeley Patients Group has been serving the Bay Area for over 15 years. In addition to medical cannabis, it also offers other life-enhancing services to its patients. Options like massage, acupuncture, educational events, and legal assistance help BPG foster a compassionate community.

Index: 92.255

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“I haven’t been to this location in a year. I came back it’s exactly how it was when I last left. clean and organized. This place is always busy and the customer service and product are consistent.” –ILPLAYNEB0DY

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*The August 2016 Leafly List uses customer service metrics from July 2016