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The latest San Francisco recreational cannabis store openings

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Los Angeles cannabis retailers are still weeks away from being able to sell to all adults age 21 or older. Meanwhile in San Francisco, the second round of recreational stores are opening to the public.

So far, the City of San Francisco has licensed 16 medical cannabis dispensaries to sell recreational cannabis. Seven obtained their state licenses and opened around Saturday, Jan. 6 in the first round of licensing. This weekend, another nine clubs could join them. Here’s what city officials tell us.

The first round of openings included:

The second round of retail openings will include:

  • Purple Star MD, 2520 Mission Street — open to recreational sales today
  • Flower Power SF, 70 2nd Street — medical patients-only
  • The Apothecarium, 2414 Lombard Street — open to recreational sales today; 20% off for Marin County residents
  • The Apothecarium, 527 Howard Street — open to recreational sales today; The Apothecarium has taken over for former tenant Igzactly420 at this location
  • Harvest off Mission, 33 29th Street —medical patients-only
  • SPARC (Haight), 473 Haight Street — open to recreational sales today; SPARC has also announced it is the official cannabis sponsor of the comedy mega-festival, SF Sketchfest.
  • San Francisco Foundation on Going Green, (SFFOGG) 211 12th Street — open to recreational sales today
  • Barbary Coast Dispensary, 952 Mission Street — open to recreational sales today; advertising $40 quarter-ounces (more than 50% off)
  • Pure 710SF, 49 Kearny Ave —medical patients-only

We’re updating our map of licensed California retailers every morning, so bookmark GreenState for the latest.


Illustration by Conor Buckley

Check out the GreenState California Cannabis Legalization Launch Guide for everything you need to know about your first cannabis store visit, including a shopping checklist, map of store locations, an explanation of the laws, and much more.