Top-Rated Cannabis Dispensaries in College Towns

Published on September 20, 2018 · Last updated July 28, 2020
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Maybe you’ve already discovered your favorite dive bar or late-night pizza joint. But do you know the best place for your cannabis needs?

Whether you’re a student, a faculty member, or a visiting parent looking for some down time, you’re in luck — college towns in legal-cannabis states are increasingly home to some of America’s finest dispensaries. We’ve curated Leafly reviewers’ favorites in college towns that have legal cannabis for adults 21 and up.

Note that not every city is included. Remember: college towns. Some big urban areas, such as Seattle, Denver, Portland, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area, aren’t on here. (Because let’s be real, are those really college towns?) Don’t worry, though. If you’re in one of those cities, you’ve got choices galore. Just head over to the Leafly Finder to look through dispensary menus nearby.

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What About the Other Legal States?

Unfortunately, neither Vermont nor Washington DC currently allow retail cannabis stores. Maine will eventually, but so far the state’s political process has delayed the launch of the regulated market. (If you’re not already registered to vote, now might be a good time.)Don't See Your State?

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Leafly Staff
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