THE LEAFLY LIST: ARIZONA

Summer 2017

The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every quarter. 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.

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1. The Nirvana Center

Phoenix, AZ

The Nirvana Center Medical Marijuana Dispensary - November Leafly List
(Courtesy of The Nirvana Center)

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: 92.97

What to Buy: Candyland distillate from BAKKED

What People are Saying:

“Great environment, best meds around. Greatest quality and deals are UNBEATABLE! Best dispensary in AZ!”—dserrano2310

2. Herbal Wellness Center

4126 W. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ

(Courtesy of Herbal Wellness)
(Courtesy of Herbal Wellness Center)

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: 92.54

What to Buy: Gorilla Glue #4 from GG Strains

What People are Saying:

“Was truly satisfied with the customer service, presentation and overall experience. This spot is gonna be a regular from now on, for sure.”—akbaht1

3. The GreenHouse

8160 W. Union Hills Dr., Glendale, AZ

The Greenhouse Arizona Medical Marijuana Dispensary - Leafly List
(Courtesy of The Greenhouse)

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: 91.49

What to Buy: 500mg Indica Cartridge from PURE

What People are Saying:

“This is my go to spot. Everyone is friendly, knowledgeable, and happy to be there. Huge selection of flower and edibles, and the quality is phenomenal. Andy helped me today. She was awesome!”—flowerypoweryo420

4. Nature’s AZ Medicines

2439 West McDowell Rd. Phoenix, AZ

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: 90.26

What People are Saying:

“I absolutely love this location every time I’m in … it’s very quick, in and out within 5 to 10 minutes, very huge selection of concentrates flower edibles and accessories.”—jaepadilla

5. Emerald Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

(Courtesy of Emerald Phoenix)
(Courtesy of Emerald Phoenix)

Emerald Phoenix’s impressive rotating daily deals ensure that a wide variety of products and strains get marked down, and their loyalty program rewards regular purchases even more. With so many deals, it’s no wonder this Phoenix dispensary is popular. Plus, Leafly reviewers are impressed with the short wait times and convenient, intuitive layout.

Index: 90.11

What People are Saying:

“Dear Emerald, Thank you for being the best. The best staff (by far), highest quality products (did I mention my love for the Tropical Rice Treats), killer vendor promotions, and an amazing rewards program makes Emerald one in a million. I thought Emerald’s large selection of Infusion edibles would keep me coming back, but the customer service and friendly nature of the staff is what truly sets this place apart. #Customer4Life”—smithtwin

6. Desert Rose

Phoenix, AZ

Desert Rose Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Phoenix Arizona
(Courtesy of Desert Rose)


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: 88.15

What People are Saying:

“Being a first-time customer at this dispensary I was welcomed with a positive and energetic staff, my bud tender was both, knowledgeable and awesome. I especially appreciate the fact that they have earlybird specials and cover the taxes”—Gingotti313

7. Green Pharms Dispensary Mesa

Mesa, AZ

Green Pharm DIspensary Mesa - Arizona Leafly List Spring 2017
(Courtesy of Green Pharm)

Green Pharms’s Mesa location has fast become a crowd favorite. Patients love that the friendly, expert budtenders at this family-owned and -operated dispensary weigh out and package each order on demand, resulting in a truly “farm-to-pharma” experience.

Index: 87.56+

What People Are Saying:

“GREAT PLACE with a great location. Staff there is some of the nicest and caring people I’ve ever met !! It’s just an upside that they happen to help out with all kinds of medicines. Can’t say enough about everyone there other than thank you … DEFINITELY coming back.”—fullcf1

8. White Mountain Health Center

9420 W Bell Rd.Suite 108 Sun City, AZ

(Courtesy of White Mountain)
(Courtesy of White Mountain Health Center)

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: 87.56+

Also Featured In: Leafly List Winners of 2016

What People are Saying:

“Love this place. Amazing prices, great people, and perfect hours and location.”—Mschelled

9. Emerald Gilbert

Gilbert, AZ

(Courtesy of Emerald Gilbert)
(Courtesy of Emerald Gilbert)

A daily happy hour, extended hours, and a generous rewards program ensure that customers are able save money when it’s most convenient from them. Reviewers of Emerald’s Gilbert location are impressed with the selection of new products as well as the budtenders who are truly committed to helping patients find relief (and knowledge!).

Index: 86.78

What People are Saying:

“I found that this a great place for my first ever buying experience. Everyone was so helpful. I got exactly what wanted and will be continue to return again and again.”—smh1155

10. Swell Farmacy – Bell Rd.

Phoenix, AZ

(Courtesy of Swell)
(Courtesy of Swell)

Excellent service and a no-fee ATM make Swell on Bell, well, swell. Patients love that the employees at Swell are genuinely interested in particular situations, taking the time to help them find the right strains and products. While rotating deals on premium products and inexpensive glassware are popular, perhaps the most celebrated products at this North Phoenix dispensary are the pre-rolls.

Index: 86.41

What People are Saying:

“Swell on Bell has the friendliest staff, some of the best buds in the Valley, and it’s hard to leave there without a smile! 10/10 would always recommend to a friend 👌”—tiedyeguy1200

11. Tru|med

1613 N 40th St Phoenix, AZ

(Courtesy of TruMed)
(Courtesy of TruMed)

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: 85.91

What People are Saying:

“FINALLY made it to the East side to check out TruMed, AMAZING quality of flower, nice and danky and somewhat stanky !! They even want dogs to come in with us!! Love it !! You guys rock! Will shop here again”—D201347

12. Swell Farmacy – Youngtown

11200 West Michigan Avenue Suite 5 Youngtown, AZ

(Courtesy of Swell)
(Courtesy of Swell Farmacy)

With warm, welcoming staff and a mission of serving as ambassadors to end cannabis prohibition, Swell Farmacy encourages all patients to get involved and be a force within the cannabis movement.

Index: 84.06

What People are Saying:

“Swell Farmacy has the best deals for first time patients. They are very knowledge and their product is reasonably priced.”—JAZMAN85388

13. Arizona Natural Selections of Peoria

9275 W Peoria Ave Peoria, AZ

(Courtesy of Arizona Natural Selections)
(Courtesy of Arizona Natural Selections of Peoria)

Arizona Natural Selections of Peoria creates a comfortable atmosphere and stays focused on the wellness of its patients, and by using expert horticulturists to grow its own cannabis, it maintains high internal standards for its flowers. A commitment towards sustainability influences its business practices from cultivation to distribution.

Index: 82.81

What People are Saying:

“This location is extremely convenient and I always get quality service every time I come in. The flower selection is great and you’ll never leave disappointed.”—bradyweber1233

14. Metro Meds Dispensary

Phoenix, AZ

(Courtesy of Metro Meds)
(Courtesy of Metro Meds)

Not only is the cannabis at Metro Meds organic, it also undergoes strict testing for potency, pesticides, bugs, and bacteria before it hits the shelves. Regulars at this Phoenix dispensary love the pleasant and knowledgeable budtenders, short wait times, and generous first-time patient deals.

Index: 81.72

What People are Saying:

“Friendly staff and fast service!! They have a large selection of high quality products at reasonable prices and great daily specials! I have been coming here since it was Horizon and it is definitely better now! Highly recommended:)”—mustangbrandy

15. Reef Dispensaries – Queen Creek

Queen Creek, AZ

(Courtesy of Reef Dispensaries)
(Courtesy of Reef Dispensaries)

Most of the products offered at Reef Dispensaries are grown on-site, and those that aren’t are selected for their purity, potency, and quality. Patients love their consistently low prices, house-made concentrates, and team of helpful staff.

Index: 81.41

What People are Saying:

“Don’t bother with other stores, Reef is the best in AZ. Best deals, best service, best flower. The staff is always there to help with anything. They treat you like family. thanks”—caporeviews

16. Urban Greenhouse

2630 West Indian School Rd Phoenix, AZ

(Courtesy of Urban Greenhouse)
(Courtesy of Urban Greenhouse)

Urban Greenhouse grows its own flower in a newly built state-of-the-art commercial cultivation facility. With its knowledgeable staff and handcrafted cannabis, you’re sure to find the best strain to meet your needs.

Index: 81.34

What People are Saying:

“Top quality products that taste pretty good. I love they’re shatter and resin. The staff and deals are what really sets them apart, very welcoming and knowledgeable. Definitely my favorite dispensary.”—stephg8722

17. Arizona Organix

5301 W. Glendale Ave Glendale, AZ

(Courtesy of Arizona Organics)
(Courtesy of Arizona Organix)

As Arizona’s first state-licensed dispensary, Arizona Organix has offered an exceptional selection of product and great pricing at its Glendale location since 2012. The dispensary is open seven days a week, and the personable team’s experience level is readily apparent to satisfied visitors.

Index: 80.19

What People are Saying:

“I absolutely love this location, the people are so helpful and friendly. I feel very comfortable when I am here and they always have the best of the best.”—Tehani

18. Sunflower Meds – Mesa

Mesa, AZ

(Courtesy of Sunflower Meds)
(Courtesy of Sunflower Meds)

Sunflower Meds’ unique layout encourages patients to explore their options at their own pace, and a team of expert staff are always available to help out. First-time patient specials, birthday freebies, and a loyalty rewards program benefit newcomers and regulars alike.

Index: 79.02

What People are Saying:

“Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Good selection of quality meds. My first time in was last Friday, and today’s visit was just as pleasant.”—mcbmaz

19. PARC Dispensary

4201 East University Drive Phoenix, AZ

(Courtesy of Parc Dispensary)
(Courtesy of Parc Dispensary)

PARC is a licensed, non-profit dispensary with a dedication towards respect and compassion for its patients. Visitors can expect quality medicine and affordable prices in a safe setting.

Index: 78.9

What People are Saying:

“I love the prices and love the area and staff has amazing education. Love the Parc dispensary”—spider2024

20. Oasis Dispensaries

Chandler, AZ

(Courtesy of Oasis Dispensaries)
(Courtesy of Oasis Dispensaries)

Oasis’s budtenders are committed to educating their customers and helping them find the perfect products, but they also go the extra mile to help those in a hurry: Patients on a tight schedule can call ahead and place an order on Oasis’s budline for an express cannabis experience.

Index: 78.83

What People are Saying:

“Oasis is in this business for their patients. It shows in the quality if the medicine and the frequent specials they have.”—ac520

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