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Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Locations in Southern California, April 2016

April 3, 2016


April 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 Southern California. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the state based on customer engagement 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.


1. GreenLeaf Collective

1560 South Long Beach Blvd Compton, CA

GreenLeaf medical cannabis dispensary in Compton, California

GreenLeaf has a big selection and just about anything you need. Its helpful volunteers make the process easy and have some great recommendations. Stop by and see what the buzz is about!

Index: 94.33

Last Month: #6

What People are Saying:

“My favorite spot to come to. BIG selection and high quality flowers and my girl Jessie always come with the good recommendations” –illscottheron


2. King Kush Collective

5919 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA

King Kush Collective medical cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles, California

King Kush Collective aims to give every patient what it calls the “Royal Treatment,” and it starts with plenty of free parking right outside. The experience continues once you get inside, where you’ll find helpful service and a broad spectrum of strains in an awesome environment.

Index: 93.92

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“Discreet location w/ parking. Nice budtenders esp Nelly with great recommendations and FTP goodie bag. Going back for the Ganjalato!” –KandiiJay


3. CHR

5470 Valley Blvd Los Angeles, CA

Established in 2007, CHR brings L.A. patients top-quality cannabis at competitive price points. Its daily deals and large selection of OG varieties to choose from make CHR a choice location.

Index: 93.71

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“CHR was so good to me! the flower is really good quality. the wax dogos come through and the budtenders are so helpful. Nina was great when I stopped by.” –judabudda


4. Surf City Collective

16206 Hawthorne Blvd. Lawndale, CA

Surf City Collective medical cannabis dispensary in Lawndale, California

Surf City Collective is credited as Southern California’s first ever medicated coffee bar. Its convenient location makes it easy to find the finest meds and grab a cup of java while you’re out. Check it out the next time you are in Lawndale or the surrounding area.

Index: 992.33

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“low key location spacious parking lot in the back. staff are amazing and the medicine quality from low shelf to top shelf all of it is dank:)” –denise427


5. Exhale Med Center

980 N. La Cienega Blvd Suite #102 West Hollywood, CA

Exhale Med Center medical cannabis dispensary in West Hollywood, California

With over 60 strains and never more than $50 an eighth, this nonprofit collective continues caring for its patients by offering free yoga classes, acupuncture, meditation, and other wellness opportunities for patients. The location also advocates for cannabis reform and seeks to be a voice for the implementation of best practices for the regulation and taxation of medical cannabis.

Index: 91.63

Last Month: #9

What People are Saying:

“The best dispensary I’ve visited yet. Clean and well-lit, with incredibly helpful staff, I was able to walk in and discuss what I needed and wanted. Came out with sticky, smooth buds.” –andromeda451


6. Bellflower Cannabis Garden

8846 Alondra Blvd. Bellflower, CA

Three glass jars filled with cannabis

Safe, accessible, and reliable, Bellflower Cannabis Garden is sure to have something to meet your needs as a patient. Come explore this location’s selection of flower, concentrates, and edibles, and see what makes Bellflower Cannabis Garden a top location on Leafly this month.

Index: 91.00+

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“Great selection, great budtenders great waiting room entertainment. I look forward to each new visit!” –monkeysuncle



8332 Lincoln Blvd Los Angeles, CA

LAXCC medical cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles, California

LAXCC’s clean, bright, and well-organized dispensary offers patients a comfortable environment to explore cannabis. Aside from its extensive menu, it offers a warm welcome to first-time patients with a free gram for every eighth donation.

Index: 91.00+

Last Month: #11

What People are Saying:

“LOVE everyone at this place! Always helpful, knowledgeable they always have a smile on their faces!!” –CHEROKEE10


8. 420 Manchester

420 E Manchester Inglewood, CA

Cannabis flower in glass jars on wood table

The discounts make 420 Manchester the place to go, especially if you’re headed to the Forum. Swing through the next time you are in the area and see what people are talking about.

Index: 90.46

Last Month: #5

What People are Saying:

“Great vibe, the bud selection is plenty, and the quality of their bud from bottom to top shelf is fire all around. Very professional great staff and good first time patient deals” –WebbieH2


9. TLC Collective

1660 E. 23rd Street Los Angeles, CA

TLC Collective medical cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles, California

If TLC’s easy access and free gated onsite parking don’t get you, its daily free dabs and pre-rolls sure will. TLC boasts a menu of some very select strains that are difficult to find anywhere else in SoCal. If you haven’t been to TLC yet, go scope its selection of Kushes.

Index: 90.25

Last Month: #8

What People are Saying:

“Best place on SoCal to get flowers and concentrates. Oil Refinery is the best brand out and they stock the most strains. Cool staff and great place overall.” –SmOkePoTAllDaY


10. Sugar Shack

2530 South Santa Fe Vista, CA

Sugar Shack medical cannabis dispensary in Sante Fe Vista, California

Sugar Shack is a newer dispensary in Vista. Patients like it for being friendly and professional, while the quality flower and range of products keep them coming back. If you’re a new patient, stop by and grab your free edible or preroll with your first visit.

Index: 90.21

Last Month: #19

What People are Saying:

“Ever since I’ve moved into town, this has been my go to spot. Great service, great vibes, and great strains. They’re always consistent with their products.” –wavykyle


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