As cannabis continues to gain acceptance and legislation rolls out from coast to coast, the number of dispensaries across the U.S. are soaring. Here is a short list of some of the best dispensaries for medicinal and recreational marijuana from Cali to New York.


Seattle, WA

Unkle Ike’s
Unkle Ike’s was one of Seattle’s first recreational dispensaries, opened in 2014, and the diverse and trendy central district. Unkle Ike’s has expanded to five locations serving the city with favorites like Chornobyl and Agent Orange for Sativa fans and Indica favorites like Firestorm and Death Star. They are also known for unique concentrates like Larry Cake dry hash and Blueberry Tahoe OG live resin. You can always find top-shelf selections of flower and delicious edibles as well as CBD topicals at Unkle Ike’s.


San Francisco, CA

The Apothecarium – Castro
The Apothecarium Castro has been known for more than a decade as one of the most exclusive dispensaries offering extensive cannabis knowledge and exceptional customer service in San Francisco’s trendy Bay Area on Market St. The luxurious dark wood floors and sleek marble counters complement the stylish cabinets displaying high-quality genetics, such as the high THC favorite Lilac Diesel and high CBD Harlequin. You can find top-shelf selections in cannabis edibles, extracts, oils, pre-rolls, and flower all available in person or with online orders. If you’re ever on the West Coast, check out The Apothecarium Castro, with multiple locations in California and on the East Coast in Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Kush
LA Kush is known for providing consistently knowledgeable and professional assistance from a helpful staff with high-quality, top-notch inventory that is always rotating. Enjoy frequent deals and affordable tax with discounts for first-time customers and daily happy hour.

Denver, CO

Verde Natural
Verde Natural in Denver is the largest indoor living soil cultivation facility in the state that started out as a medical facility and began serving the recreational adult-use market in 2017. All plants are cultivated on-site in living soil, under more than 4600 m² of solar panels, while receiving only organic nutrients. All buds are hand-trimmed and guests have the option to tour the facility and see the unique cultivation practices. Enjoy quality in-house genetics such as Super Lemon Haze, Durban Haze, Bubble Jack, Hell Monkey, and more. The enthusiastic and passionate staff help customers peruse the unique selection of organic products.
OG Medicinals
OG Medicinals started as a cultivation center, opening doors to the medicinal market in 2016. They produce some of the finest genetics available and boast at least 40 in-house award-winning strains. All flowers are hand trimmed for consistency and quality, such as their Eastside OG and Westside OG, high THC Conspiracy Kush Live Sugar, or many infused Gummies and other edibles.

Boulder, CO

Elements Boulder
Elements Boulder keeps customers coming back for their top-shelf bud with daily deals and a rewards program. Budtenders are knowledgeable and helpful, and you can bring your pooch, as dogs are always welcome.

Las Vegas, NV

Planet 13
If ever in Las Vegas, you’ve got to check out Planet 13, touted as the world’s largest dispensary with more than 9,000 meters of retail space. This superstore dispensary includes a state-of-the-art cultivation center, production facility, and restaurant on site. LED floor panels react with your movements, and 3D visuals are projected onto the ceiling. Quality cannabis strains are cultivated and infused on-site, and visitors can watch the infusion of many goodies from a viewing area. Don’t miss Planet 13 for a truly exceptional cannabis experience.


Oklahoma City, OK

Cloud 13 Rx Dispensary
Cloud 13 Rx Dispensary in Oklahoma City, OK, is a top Oklahoma dispensary committed to providing the best quality cannabis, extracts, and infused products. Life is to enjoy, and everyone is welcomed with compassion and greeted by knowledgeable budtenders. Cloud 13 offers daily deals and loyalty programs as well as discounts for first-time patients, seniors, veterans, and stage IV cancer patients.


Detroit, MI

Shake and Bake
Shake and Bake in Detroit, MI, is one of the finest medicinal dispensaries in the market, with quality products and a clean environment. Known for always having a reliable supply for mmj patients, Shake and Bake puts effort into providing personalized, friendly service. The budtenders here are always helpful and very knowledgeable about the strains and the many products.

Ann Arbor, MI

Jars Cannabis
Ann Arbor, MI, has the most marijuana retailers in Michigan, with 27 in the city and 40 across Washtenaw County. Jars Cannabis offers a wide variety of cannabis products with exceptional budtenders and friendly service. You can find Jars Cannabis dispensaries in several locations across Michigan, Colorado, and Arizona.

Michigan locations include Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saugatuck, and more, with new stores coming soon to New Buffalo, Port Huron, and other locations.

Arizona Jars Cannabis dispensary locations include Bullhead, Cave Creek, Phoenix, Peoria, Somerton, and more, with new stores opening soon in Mesa and El Mirage.

Colorado Jars Cannabis dispensaries can be found in Aspen, Denver, Aurora, and other locations.
Jars Cannabis offers a wide variety of options with a commitment to delivering the best in quality cannabis at affordable prices. Jars believes in integrating cannabis into consumers’ lifestyles with easy and accessible options.

Chicago, IL

Illinois was the 11th state to legalize adult use recreational cannabis, and some pretty amazing dispensaries are available throughout Illinois and Chitown.

Curaleaf dispensaries can be found from coast-to-coast with stores in Chicago, Illinois, as well as 18 other states for a total of 152 total local dispensaries and over 5000 team members. Curaleaf provides medical marijuana patients with high-quality cannabis for health and wellness. They offer fresh cured flower, and high-quality lab-tested products in a wide variety of cannabis strains, cannabinoids, terpenes, dosages, and delivery methods. With something for everyone, you’re sure to find quality cannabis at any Curaleaf location.


New York

Be. dispensaries are located throughout New York in Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Hudson Valley. Be. partners with medical cannabis patients and caregivers to deliver quality cannabis products and informative services to help patients make the right decisions for them. You can find on-site pharmacists and dispensary agents available to assist customers and guide new patients through the process of registration and selecting products to meet their needs. You can also find hemp-derived CBD products with no medical card needed.



Cannabist operates more than a dozen dispensaries throughout Florida in Bonita Springs, Bradenton, Cape Coral, Delray Beach, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Longwood, Melbourne, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, St. Augustine, and Stuart, as well as stores in Arizona, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Cananbist is a favorite dispensary for many and offers deals for first-time patients, veterans, seniors, students, Medicaid and SSI/SSDI recipients, as well as industry discounts. You can count on high-quality flower and products and a team of helpful, knowledgeable staff available to help customers choose the best products for them.

These are some of our favorite cannabis dispensaries from coast to coast, although there are just too many to list them all. Be sure to check out these locations if you’re in the area, and remember to rate your favorite dispensary and let others know about quality cannabis, concentrates, edibles, and other products, as well as top-notch service.

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