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Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Locations in Northern California, June 2016

June 2, 2016


June 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 can NOT 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: 97.53

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“Best dispensary in San Jose! Welcoming vibe and excellent medicine. They have their shit together, they follow the law and all the medicine is tested. It's hard to find a trustworthy dispensary, this place is very honest and I appreciate that.” –billchase


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: 96.56

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“Honestly, I have never been disappointed with my experience at Caliva from the Security Guard out front to the budtenders. Always professional and pleasant and have always been happy with my purchases.” –BobSJ


3. 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: 94.77

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“One of my favorite dispensaries in all of San Francisco. They have great flowers, concentrates, and edibles, you just can't go wrong at Purple Star!” –KweenKush


4. 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: 93.98

Last Month: #6

What People are Saying:

“This place is amazing. You have you experience the staff and the selection. Derrick helped me find the right strain for my needs. I trust him and this place as my go to.” –selfmedicate4


5. 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: 93.29

Last Month: #9

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 I always busy and the customer service and product are consistent.” –ILPLAYNEB0DY


6. 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: 92.84

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“HPRC remains the best dispensary I have been to. I do not live close to HPRC so I have tried several places and still none compare to HPRC. The care and concern I receive every time I go. The knowledge that every person who works there has is incredible. I love the wide variety of products and you cannot beat the quality.” –MSJMhealth


7. Harvest

4811 Geary Blvd. San Francisco, CA

Harvest medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco, California

Harvest prides itself on doing things differently. It gives patients a quality experience and top shelf products with professional service aimed at maintaining patient privacy. Take one step inside and you'll see why Harvest has everyone talking about its dispensary.

Index: 91.88

Last Month: #10

What People are Saying:

“Very knowledgable [sic] staff for medical and cancer related issues. I've never been so impressed — continuously — across the board by the staff in a dispensary. The product is limited, but spot on, high quality product. Love this place — my favorite dispensary!” –LolaPlanetEarth


8. Little Trees

2641 California 4 Suite #7A Arnold, CA

Little Trees medical marijuana dispensary in Arnold, California

With 134 reviews, Little Trees has maintained a rare five-star rating on Leafly. Customers love the selection of strains, seeds, CBD products, edibles and more, as well as delivery services covering two counties.

Index: 91.69

Last Month: #20

What People are Saying:

“One of the best dispensaries i have been to thus far. Aesthetically it is [beautiful] and they have some amazing bud.” –420yeetsqwad


9. Buddy's Cannabis

1075 N 10th St. San Jose, CA

Cannabis buds in wooden bowls

Buddy’s focuses on working directly with small-production farmers to bring members better medicine, supplying craft cannabis that’s as fresh as possible. Friendly bartenders and a commitment to service characterize the customer experience at the dispensary. The space also builds community ties, hosting local artists’ work on its walls.

Index: 91.66

Last Month: #15

What People are Saying:

“Buddy's is my go to place the budtenders are very chill and sociable. They keep it professional and friendly and the atmosphere is fantastic.” –Allergens


10. Mercy Wellness of Cotati

7950 Redwood Drive Suite #8 Cotati, CA

Mercy Wellness of Cotati medical marijuana dispensary in Cotati, California

Safe access to high-quality medicine is a pillar supporting Mercy Wellness of Cotati. The collective operates as a family, places a premium on patient comfort and privacy, and treats regulars and newcomers alike with honesty, integrity, and professionalism.

Index: 91.47

Last Month: #22

What People are Saying:

“As a complete newbee with a spinal cord injury and needing help and guidance. Joe the floor manager was extremely helpful and positive. This will be my store.” –petaguy


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*The June 2016 Leafly List uses customer service metrics from May 2016