Top-Rated Dispensaries in Alaska College Towns

Published on September 20, 2018 · Last updated November 18, 2020
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Maybe you’ve already discovered your favorite dive bar or late-night pizza joint. But do you know the best place for your cannabis needs?

We’ve curated Leafly reviewers’ favorites in college towns that have legal cannabis for adults 21 and up. Don’t see your city? Don’t worry. Just head over to the Leafly Finder to find a dispensary nearby.


Home to: University of Alaska Anchorage, Charter College Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University


This most-reviewed shop in Anchorage is open until midnight seven days a week, and reviewers give it high marks for having knowledgable budtenders and a wide selection of products. (4.6 stars, 78 reviews)

Great Northern Cannabis

Also open until midnight, Great Northern is a thoughtfully designed store that has earned loyalty among customers for its friendly staff, competitive prices, and tasty selection of products. Many reviewers say it’s the best shop in town. (4.8 stars, 52 reviews)

Enlighten Alaska

Warm service, a clean storefront, and a selection of high-quality products make this shop a go-to spot for novices and experienced consumers alike. Have a question? Ask away! Reviewers say budtenders here are especially helpful. (4.8 stars, 31 reviews)

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Home to: University of Alaska Fairbanks

Chena Cannabis

Reviewers praise the great atmosphere, family vibe, and selection of quality products at Chena Cannabis. Budtenders are friendly and knowledgeable, and you might even meet a friendly dog on your visit! (4.9 stars, 69 reviews)

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