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

January 5, 2016


January 2016


The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major US 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. CHR – East LA

5470 Valley Blvd Los Angeles, CA

California Herbal Remedies CHR - East LA medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, California

Established in 2007, CHR brings LA 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: 96

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“Much Love for CHR ???? three reasons why you should check em out -Bogo deals Wed and Sun bomb???????? -Dank buds all meds are top shelf quality -Atmosphere: CHR is always looking good as well as there [sic] customer service. Favorite bud tender Ivy because she always knows what I'm looking for.” –@psychobillypsychosis6666


2. Kush Kingdom

24643 Alessandro Blvd Moreno Valley, CA

Leafly cannabis

Kush Kingdom boasts more than 90 high-quality strains, concentrates, and edibles, many of them award-winners. It has great discounts for disabled patients and veterans, offers an ATM onsite, and is open until 10pm everyday.

Index: 94.9

Last Month: New Listing

What People are Saying:

“Has quickly become my only source to quality product. Nothing showy out front but it has a clean and friendly environment inside. Has the largest menu offering and regularly trying new products and adding great daily offers.” –@cjohnsontech


3. King Kush Collective

5919 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA

King Kush Collective medical marijuana 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: 94.4

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“This place is awesome! Great deals, super friendly staff! Audrey was so helpful and sweet and patient!” –@snorpthus



8332 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

LAXCC medical marijuana 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: 93.1

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“This has been my go to store for nearly 2 years. With all the options out there, I choose LAXCC because they have the best attitude of any collective! I trust them and that's hard to come by in the weed business!” –@btruecall


5. The Green Element

1321 W Carson St Torrance, CA

Leafly cannabis

A convenient location and professional atmosphere combine to give The Green Element an opportunity to maximize safety and legal security for all of its patients. Don't miss the 40+ strains that rotate through the menu daily.

Index: 92.3

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“First time here, they have a great large selection. If you're a first timer they have a ton of promotions. Friendly staff, great selection and great atmosphere. I'll definitely be back again” –@itsjenniwithani


6. TLC Collective

1660 E. 23rd Street Los Angeles, CA

TLC Collective medical marijuana 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: 92.1

Last Month: #3

What People are Saying:

“These guys and gals carry the biggest selection of the rarest og cuts out there. The jungle boys grow blows my mind! Picked up a nice selection of seed packs there too. I miss this place and wish I was closer so I could come more often” –@lukebag


7. Exhale Med Center

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

Exhale Med Center medical marijuana 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: 91.0

Last Month: #7

What People are Saying:

“Best med shop I've found so far. I tried others when I moved to the east side, but now I just make the journey to Exhale cause their stuff is better than other places. Great variety, specials and lots of real medicine like RSO, Foria, tinctures etc. Highly recommend.” –@sebastianpigott


7. OC3

3122 S Halladay St Suite A Santa Ana, CA

Leafly cannabis

Tied for 7th this month is OC3, whose claims of being the first licensed dispensary in Orange County help set the standard for premier locations in the area. Its modern design and clean aesthetic create an inviting atmosphere, while its long list of edibles, concentrates, and top shelf strains keep patients coming back.

Index: 91.0

Last Month: #9

What People are Saying:

“I was amazed with how my bud tender was so knowledgeable his name is Travis and everything he has reccomended [sic] to me has been absolutely amazing. I would highly reccomend [sic] this dispensary like they say on the website every shelf is top shelf and I will back that. If you want quality this is the club for you…. Peace out…live long and prosper.” –@Evdoggy


8. Bellflower Cannabis Garden

8846 Alondra Blvd Bellflower, CA

Leafly 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: 90.3

Last Month: New Listing

What People are Saying:

“Hooked me up with a 5 grm eighth for my first visit plus a free edible, they have great prices and deals, the budtenders are all friendly and i'm definitely going back.” –@chillnotrippin


9. Sunset Herbal Corner

11503 Burbank Blvd Los Angeles, CA

Sunset Herbal Corner medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angelse, California

A professional, pharmacy-like feel welcomes you when you visit Sunset Herbal Corner. It offers a warm, caring environment for patients with a safe, clean, and high-quality line of cannabis products.

Index: 90.0

Last Month: #5

What People are Saying:

“Every time I stop by I am always greeted and treated with the upmost respect! Not only do the bud tenders rock but they always HAVE THE BOMBEST PR!” –@Reelcinemaover


10. Surf City Collective

16206 Hawthorne Blvd Lawndale, CA

Surf City Collective medical marijuana dispensary in Lawndale, California

Surf City 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 next time you are in Lawndale or the surrounding area.

Index: 89.9

Last Month: New Listing

What People are Saying:

“Great meds! Great staff! Great service and feels like they know what their talking bout. Been in three times already and always satisfied! ????????????????” –@mnm26


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*The January Leafly List uses customer service metrics from December 2015