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Leafly List: The Top Cannabis Locations in Southern California, October 2015

October 2, 2015


October 2015

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.


1. TLC Collective

1660 E. 23rd Street Los Angeles, CA

TLC Content Collective in Los Angeles, CA

If TLC's easy access and free, gated, onsite parking don't get you, their 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 their selection of Kushes.

Index: 95.9

Last Month: #2

What People are Saying:

“Went to TLC after the XO Cup and got hooked up with some quality flowers and amazing concentrates by Jocelyn. Always a great experience! Will see you guys soon -Mike & Danielle” –@KMikeG


1. The Green Element

1321 W Carson St Torrance, CA

The Green Element cannabis dispensary in Torrance, CA

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

Index: 95.9

Last Month: #1

What People are Saying:

“The selection of strains and edibles here are awesome, I'm currently not smoking and am medicating with edibles only so it's very refreshing to find a place that not only carries what you want but also what you need. Staff is knowledgable [sic] and friendly will definitely be back” –@kushylov


3. Tampa Medical Center

7550 Tampa Ave #F Los Angeles, CA

Tampa Medical Center cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles, CA

Owned and operated by medical cannabis patients who understand the needs of their patrons, Tampa Medical Center believes in finding true compassion for each patient. Finding solutions to their patients' unique medical and personal needs makes their service stand out.

Index: 95.4

Last Month: #4

What People are Saying:

“Great place! The bud tenders are very friendly and knowledgable [sic]. The bud selection is very good, and the crumbles and goo is out of this world! They have the best selection in the valley. We will be going back and telling all of our friends. ” –@Katie1616



8332 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

LAXCC cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles, CA

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

Index: 93.3

Last Month: #13

What People are Saying:

The people are great. Always busy but they never rush you. They know about the stains they carry and can always lead you in the right direction. I really like how they remember your name… Just like the Cheers song????” –@1Tigger420


5. Sunset Herbal Corner

11503 Burbank Blvd Los Angeles, CA

Sunset Herbal Corner cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles, CA

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

Index: 93.0

Last Month: #5

What People are Saying:

“Absolutely loved it, I shop hop a lot, but I'll stick with this one!, come on Thursday !” – @Bjorn


6. King Kush Collective

5919 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA

King Kush Collective cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles, CA

King Kush Collective aims to give every patient what they call 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: 92.6

Last Month: New location!

What People are Saying:

“love love love this shop!! i came in for the kiva bars but couldnt leave without some weed too. the weed is too fire to pass on. the budtenders are really nice, even the security guard is welcoming. you guys will be seeing a lot of me. ” –@yessy11


7. Green Gopher

430 Vista Village Dr. Vista, CA

Green Gopher cannabis collective in Vista, CA

Private parking and a clean, open environment make Green Gopher a comfortable shopping experience. If you haven't stopped in yet, cruise by and capitalize on their great new patient specials and see for yourself.

Index: 92.1

Last Month: #6

What People are Saying:

" i can say the green gopher has true customer service! The quality of there [sic] product is unmatched! The best service you will ever see in north san Diego!” – @dabtb77


8. Tree House Collective

1526 B South Santa Fe Vista, CA

Tree House Collective in Vista, CA

Tree House Collective sets themselves apart by keeping their dispensary family-owned and grown, while operating with cannabis directly from grower to patient. Their safe and discreet service enhances their wonderful selection of strains that are all grown using organic, hydroponics methods designed to emphasize each strain's unique flavor, smell, and cannabinoid profile.

Index: 91.9

Last Month: #7

What People are Saying:

“First time experiencing a walk-in! They were awesome and the weed is incredible! I felt very comfortable shopping here! I will be back!” –@WickedPigOG


9. 7 Points Wellness

1540 S Santa Fe Ave. Suite C Vista, CA

Cannabis buds from 7 Points Wellness in Vista, CA

With an array of services to patients like private consultations and personal wellness activity appointments, 7 Points Wellness is able to better serve their patients' natural medicinal needs. Each quarter they make donations that advance education, and they participate in other community outreach and awareness initiatives. On top of their social action, their cannabis options are plentiful. If you get a chance to stop by, leave them a review of your experience.

Index: 91.6

Last Month: #8

What People are Saying:

“Loved the hawaii five-o, staff was great and helpful. Wasn't planning on spending more than 60 but the specials got me!! be back soon!” – @locomoco

10. Exhale Med Center

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

Exhale Med Center in West Hollywood, CA

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: 91.4

Last Month: #19

What People are Saying:

“Top quality buds in a very clean, almost plush set up. The White Buffalo I grabbed here is super frosty and sure to have me back in again to check for rain strains.” –@profundus


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*The October Leafly List uses customer service metrics from September 2015