THE LEAFLY LIST: BRITISH COLUMBIA

Spring 2018

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 British Columbia. 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.

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1. Cloud Nine Victoria

778 Fort St. Victoria, British Columbia

(Courtesy of Cloud Nine)
(Courtesy of Cloud Nine)

Cloud Nine in Victoria is a modern dispensary with a comfortable atmosphere. Its central location makes it a convenient stop, and its potent flowers will keep you coming back for more.

Index: 95.12

What to Buy: Cannabis Olive Oil by Cannalife Botanicals 

What People Are Saying:

“Cloud 9 is amazing because you can rest assured that you’re getting the highest quality of weed strains. They dont carry lackluster products, just a handful of quality products & no gst! Ive been to other places and this one is easily the best! My new shop ;)” —MissShannon

2. KushKlub – Vancouver

Vancouver, BC CA

(Courtesy of Kush Klub)

Located conveniently on the Drive in Vancouver, this bright and clean dispensary offers generous rotating daily deals on a variety of items to ensure that everyone is able to get great deals on their favorite products.

Index: 93.63

What to Buy: Chocolope Pen Cartridge by Secret Garden Extracts

What People Are Saying:

“Large selection and very knowledgeable staff. Everyone that works here is super nice and helpful ! Really enjoy this shop” —Katetracey

3. A Little Bud

Abbotsford, BC CA

(Courtesy of A Little Bud)

Customer service always comes first at A Little Bud, which boasts a large selection of quality edibles and a flower variety that will keep you coming back for more.

Index: 92.45

What to Buy: Sneakers Chocolate Bar by Herbivores Edibles

What People Are Saying:

“This is my FAVOURITE spot in Abby. The customer service is off the charts and the quality is out of this world! HIGHLY recommend” —Abavdjsdh

4. Farmacy — Victoria

3055 A. Scott St. Victoria, British Columbia

(Courtesy of Farmacy)

Quality products and service characterize The Farmacy in Victoria. The dispensary has also launched nationwide shipping, letting patients experience its cannabis and customer service no matter where in Canada they live.

Index: 89.45

What People Are Saying:

“Farmacy was the very first dispensary I had ever went to, and they set the bar very high. Not only is the store clean, professional, and very accommodating, but their website is top notch and their products are amazing. Their staff have been very helpful and their response time for any questions, concerns, suggestions, and account issues has been awesome. And, not only have I been to the Farmacy physical location, but since leaving BC (I’m in Ontario now), switching to receiving product through mail order has been painless. They ship extremely fast (I get my orders within two business days), their selection is absolutely the best I have come across, their product is very high quality, and their prices are very reasonable with weekly specials.” —Redbirch

5. MMJ Total Health Care – Vernon

3004B 31st Street Vernon, British Columbia

(Courtesy of MMJ Total Healthcare)
(Courtesy of MMJ Total Health Care)

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: 88.87

Also Featured In: Leafly List Winners of 2016

What People Are Saying:

“I’ve been with Mmj for about 2 months now and I would absolutely say that this is one of the best dispensary’s in Vernon, I love the employees and how nice and easy they are to talk too. Not to mention the quality of their medicine is amazing 😊” —sidneym

6. SWED Society

Vancouver, BC CA

(Courtesy of SWED Society)

Health and wellness through cannabis is the goal at SWED Society, where quality medicine meets a compassionate and knowledgeable staff. Become a member for fantastic deals and fruitful promotions.

Index: 88.28

What People Are Saying:

“I just discovered this place and it’s hands down the best and friendliest customer service in town! This is my 3rd time in now and I’m pretty sure this just became my favorite dispensary. Great bud, selection, but best of all amazing prices!” —dghterjudy

7. The Village Bloomery

(Courtesy of The Village Bloomery

This warm, welcoming Vancouver dispensary has an abundance of good vibes and high-quality cannabis products. Leafly reviewers rave about The Village Bloomery’s team of serene, helpful staff, who take great care to help everyone who walks in find exactly what they’re looking for.

Index: 87.33

What People Are Saying:

“John is the homie ! He knows wassup with the tree! Very awesome customer service a fun and pleasant time” —kyama

8. MMJ Canada – Victoria Dr.

Vancouver, BC CA

(Courtesy of MMJ Canada Victoria Drive)

The staff at MMJ Canada on Victoria Drive believes in the real healing power of cannabis, spreading a warm and welcoming message to all who walk through the door. Stop by for spot-on recommendations and a friendly atmosphere.

Index: 87.04

What People Are Saying:

“I think this location is awesome, definitely felt welcome as I walked in. The manager, Jeremy Courtney does a phenomenal job recommending the specific medicine for my needs. They also have great deals depending on what day you go. Thanks again MMJ for a great experience!” —Subiejared

9. Black Crow Herbal Solutions

Vernon, BC CA

(Courtesy of Black Crow Herbal Solutions)

Consumers near and far treasure Black Crow Herbal Solutions, which offers mail order services in addition to their two brick and mortar locations in Vernon and West Kelowna. This cozy dispensary’s commitment to providing high quality cannabis to the Okanagan community is apparent in their wide selection of products as well as their friendly team of staff, who are more concerned with getting people the right products instead of their bottom line.

Index: 86.94

What People Are Saying:

“Super friendly environment and staff. Very welcoming. Tons of high quality products. I highly recommend and will keep coming back myself” —Bailey1313

10. Starbuds – Abbotsford

Abbotsford, BC CA

(Courtesy of The Bud Remedy)

You can’t go wrong with Starbuds and the Abbotsford location is no exception. With a full menu, clean space, and knowledgeable staff, you’ll receive excellent care along with fantastic cannabis products and deals.

Index: 86.74

What People Are Saying:

“I had the most beautifully rolled blue dream pre-roll. Great prices, plenty of deals on bud, and a very friendly atmosphere. Also, they had a fantastic selection of flower. This is my new favorite dispensary 😌 definitely will recommend to a friend!” —agamez

11. Greatful Med Cannabis Society – Vancouver

Vancouver, BC CA

(Courtesy of Grateful Med)

Instead of rushing people through transactions and out the door, the staff at Greatful Med Cannabis Society take the time to get to know—and educate—everyone who walks in. In addition to the comfortable atmosphere and top-notch service, Leafly reviewers are grateful for Greatful Med’s large selection of high quality cannabis products.

Index: 86.05

What People Are Saying:

“One word-Awesome. Incredible nice and helpful staff, (Ellen and Mike). My first visit and they answered every one of my questions with no rush, or sales pitch. They are helpful and sincere. To be honest, this place is great. Easy to see why people like it.” —manonthecoast

12. Starbuds – Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm, BC CA

(Courtesy of Starbuds Salmon Arm)

There’s something for everyone at this Salmon Arm dispensary. Rotating daily deals ensure that all sorts of cannabis preferences are catered to. Not sure what you prefer? The team of knowledgeable and friendly staff are there to help newcomers and seasoned consumers alike expand their horizons while also honing in on the perfect cannabis strains and products for almost any situation.

Index: 85.72+

What People Are Saying:

“The staff is friendly and extremely knowledgeable. They took the time to explain and demonstrate the products. Great menu and reasonably priced.” —angcru53

13. The Herb Co. – Vancouver 

Vancouver, BC CA

(Courtesy of Herb Co.)

This Vancouver dispensary is friendly down to the last detail, making it great for newcomers and veteran cannaseurs alike. Plus, smells are free at the Herb Co.—and so is access to a rolling tray with papers, allowing visitors the opportunity to take a moment to roll their own joints before resuming their daily routines.

Index: 85.72+

What People Are Saying:

“The Herb Co. is definitely one of the best Vancouver Dispensaries. With amazing prices, great products (with large varieties of popular strain names) and super friendly and helpful staff they make it hard to go anywhere else. They’re also super conveniently located right beside a skytrain station- could they get any better?!” —Nugsforbreakfast

14. Herb’s Healing Center – Vernon

Vernon, BC CA

(Courtesy of Herb’s Healing Center)

Herb’s Healing Center is rooted deep in the Vernon community—the flower available at this cozy storefront is all locally grown within a 20-mile radius of the store. Plus, they’re vertically integrated, meaning they grow and produce many of the products they sell. Even their edibles and tinctures are made by their very own chef in their very own commercial kitchen.

Index: 85.52

What People Are Saying:

“What a great dispensary! Bright atmosphere, knowledgeable and friendly staff and great prices as well, definitely my go to place from now on!” —RonPeter

15. Okanagan Medicinal Society

3105 28th Ave Vernon, BCCA

(Courtesy of Okanagan Medicinal Society)

At its warm and welcoming dispensary space in Vernon, Okanagan Medicinal Society offers a huge array of high-quality product curated to address conditions of all kinds. Service is invariably friendly, and a premium is placed on privacy and discretion, which keeps members coming back for more.

Index: 83.88

What People are Saying:

“employees are professional and friendly good customer service and love the products” —Rachelt1980

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