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Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Dispensaries in British Columbia, September 2016

September 16, 2016
Beautiful view of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


September 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 British Columbia, Canada. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the territory 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. Okanagan Natural Cannabinoid Therapy – Penticton

Penticton, BCCA

Starbuds Penticton Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Penticton British Columbia - Leafly List

Throughout their various locations, ONCT (formerly Starbuds) is first and foremost about customer support, whether that means helping new patients navigate the tricky waters of the current Canadian medical marijuana scene or recommending alternatives to opiates for specific medical conditions. Customers at the Penticton location love the carefully curated menu and friendly faces behind the counter.

Index: 94.72

Last Month: #61

What People are Saying:

“Great staff, lots of choice, new item every time I visit! Always can find good stuff.” –CharlieCowabunga

2. MMJ Total Health Care

3004B 31st Street Vernon, British Columbia

MMJ Total Health Care medical marijuana dispensary in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Considered one of the best access points for cannabis in the Okanagans, MMJTHC incorporates education and a professional approach to providing compassionate care to its patients. Its extensive menu includes a variety of dried cannabis flower, including high-CBD strains and other products like oils, extracts, and its in-house topicals line, Skynn Inc. MMJTHC also offers shipping throughout Canada.

Index: 94.33

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“Really enjoyed my first visit there. the ladies were knowledgeable and friendly. They made us both feel very comfortable and welcome. Great quality product. Will be back for sure.” –analogous

3. Okanagan Natural Cannabinoid Therapy – Kelowna

Kelowna, BCCA

Starbuds Medical Marijuana Dispensary East Kelowna British Columbia - Leafly List

Throughout its various locations, ONCT (formerly Starbuds) is first and foremost about customer support, whether that means helping new patients navigate the tricky waters of the current Canadian medical marijuana scene or recommending alternatives to opiates for specific medical conditions. Customers at the East Kelowna location love the depth of knowledge provided time and again by the team.

Index: 94.18

Last Month: N/A

What People are Saying:

“Great environment, and the staff was extremely knowlegeable. Starbuds carries the greatest range definitely by far in Kelowna. Very happy to know about this place.” –asmsativa

4. Tilray

Nanaimo, British Columbia

Tilray medical cannabis producer in British Columbia, Canada

Tilray’s dedication to cultivating and delivering the benefits of medical cannabis safely and reliably is what sets it apart. (Note: Tilray is owned by Privateer Holdings, the parent company of Leafly.) The team consists of PhDs, botanists, and master horticulturists that are constantly pushing the envelope of medical cannabis research. Tilray’s constant eye on optimizing the patient’s experience coupled with its diverse strain catalog make it one of the top licensed producers in Canada.

Index: 94.12

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“I have only made 2 orders, but am 100℅ satisfied. I have nothing but good [things] to say. Product is amazing, shipping is fast and discreet and the phone support was helpful and resolved my issues promptly.” –SativaMan1

5. Farmacy – Victoria

3055 A. Scott St. Victoria, British Columbia

Farmacy - Victoria medical marijuana dispensary in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

The Farmacy in Victoria recently launched nationwide shipping, so now you can experience its cannabis and customer service no matter where in Canada you live. Check out the Farmacy’s menu and see what the buzz is about.

Index: 93.24

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“Professional, clean, with kind and overall friendly service. amazing product selection, all are different flavours of awesome. Am going to be a happy camper now I am signed up, the quality is second to none.” –beanzy

6. Hemp and Wellness

#102-5601 Anderson Way Vernon, BC

Hemp and Wellness medical cannabis dispensary in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Hemp and Wellness is founded on the core belief that everyone has a fundamental right to choose how they medicate. The dispensary space exudes a modern yet natural pharmacy feel, and the team here radiates both compassion and professionalism.

Index: 93.08

Last Month: #10

What People are Saying:

“I really like this store, the owners always remember my name and make time for me offering advice and opening the jars for a whiff.” –headphones89

7. Karuna Health Foundation

4510 Victoria Dr. Vancouver, British Columbia

Karuna Health Foundation medical marijuana dispensary in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Karuna Health Foundation believes that its members deserve the highest quality medicine at the most affordable prices. The location strives to help improve the quality of life for its patients and offer peace of mind through safe, affordable access to cannabis. It offers delivery and has a licensed naturopathic doctor onsite if you need to consult with a medical professional.

Index: 93.02

Last Month: #9

What People are Saying:

“Karuna is the best dispensary in Vancouver that I have yet experienced. I’ve been a member there for about four months and have not been back to any of the other dozen I hold memberships. Their product is consistently excellent, and the selection caters to every palate and ailment.” –beareatweedyum

8. Canna Clinic Medicinal Society – Nelson

619 C Front St. Nelson, British Columbia

Large jars full of cannabis buds

Canna Clinic is one of Canada’s leading providers of cannabis products and accessories, and is committed to providing safe access to high-quality medical marijuana for all patients and members.

Index: 92.17

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“What can I say, this place rocks! Friendly and fun staff, great products, relaxed atmosphere, and do they know how to spread oil papers. The daily specials are a real deal, so throw away the safeway flyers and check these out, they also have the latest hours in town. Thanks Canna Clinic.” –ramones

9. Buds and Leaves – Victoria

732 Tyee Road Victoria, British Columbia

Buds and Leaves - Victoria medical marijuana dispensary in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Buds & Leaves has a mission to carefully curate the best selection of cannabis products that its members will love. Its menu boasts a range of options for flower, edibles, tinctures, shatter, and more. The knowledgeable budtenders are friendly, approachable, and eager to help find the perfect product for you.

Index: 92.15

Last Month: #7

What People are Saying:

“I love this dispensary. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and they carry anything you could need. The location is a bit private, as well. The naturopath they use is also wonderful – she sent me additional info on my condition after our phone call.” –mightybluntgirl

10. MMJ Canada – Sunset

8265 Main St Vancouver, British Columbia

MMJ Canada - Sunset medical marijuana dispensary in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

MMJ Canada leverages a sincere belief in cannabis’s potential to help patients of all kinds as it educates members and potential members on the benefits of medical marijuana for different conditions. High-quality product, an upscale environment, and knowledgeable staff characterize the Sunset location in Vancouver.

Index: 91.98

Last Month: #15

What People are Saying:

“Very convenient, high quality AAA strains, friendly staff, wide variety. Everything you could ask for and more.” –Smokinjo

Note: To maximize the utility of the Leafly List – British Columbia for consumers, this list only includes dispensaries which were open as of September 16, 2016.

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*The September 2016 Leafly List uses customer feedback metrics from August 2016

**Starbuds – Kelowna (94.1) and Starbuds – West Kelowna (92.43) withheld due to franchise limitations

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