Marijuana Dispensaries, Delivery, and Doctors in San Francisco

San Francisco, California is a hilly, bayside city, best known for its iconic skyline featuring the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and year-round foggy skies. And if you are looking for a way to keep your head in the clouds while you are visiting, there are also tons of dispensaries to choose from! Ordinarily, an ideal day in the city begins with watching the sunrise over the bridge in Golden Gate Park. Next, check out Chinatown for the best egg tarts for breakfast in the city. Also, nature-lovers can take a trip over to one of the city’s several parks to see iconic views of the city and nature. Getting the munchies? Be sure to try the city’s famous Sourdough bread bowls with clam chowder… you won’t regret it! Make sure to end the day at one of the city’s famous dispensaries with an Open Flame Permit and smoking lounge. This doesn’t even begin to cover what life is like in this eclectic city - be sure to check out our full San Francisco travel guide for more tips!



Despite California being one of the first states to legalize medical cannabis, recreational marijuana wasn’t legal in the state until 2016. Luckily, the purchase and use of cannabis in the state is still highly normalized. Any adult over the age of 21 can buy cannabis from a licensed retailer, but make sure you understand the laws before consuming in California. Retailers range from storefront dispensaries or delivery services, as both are legal in the city.  Similar to other cities, it is illegal to use cannabis in public spaces, buildings, and events. Marijuana is only legal in private residences or one of the city’s dispensaries with a smoking lounge. However, it is important to note that even though the State of California allows for the use of recreational cannabis, the use of cannabis on federal lands (national parks, airports, etc.) is still illegal. Additionally, driving under the influence of cannabis is also illegal. 



San Francisco Resources:



https://sf.gov/departments/office-cannabis



https://sf.gov/information/know-your-rights-cannabis-consumer



https://officeofcannabis.sfgov.org/retail/permitted-locations



 

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Frequent questions about marijuana in San Francisco, CA

  • What is the legal age to purchase marijuana from a dispensary?

    For recreational cannabis users, you must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid form of identification to visit a recreational dispensary. If you are 18 and older with a doctor's recommendation, you can visit a both medical and recreational dispensaries.


  • Are there any cannabis friendly social clubs in San Francisco?

    Yes, there are! Unlike almost anywhere else in the United States, San Francisco has a few smoking lounges. These are similar to upscale sports taverns but customers can consume marijuana legally inside with friends. There aren't very many yet but the city is in the works of providing more for the public.


  • What kinds of products can I buy from dispensaries in San Francisco?

    The most common product is obviously cannabis, also known as flower. You can also purchase different kinds of edibles such as cookies, brownies, gummies. There are also usually options for concentrates like wax and shatter. Some dispensaries even offer cannabis-infused liquids like sodas and juices.


  • Where can I smoke marijuana in San Francisco?

    It is legal to consume cannabis and marijuana-infused products in private residences or on private property. San Francisco has a few cannabis clubs which you can smoke in but typically it is to be consumed privately.


  • Is marijuana legal in San Francisco?

    Yes, both recreational and medical marijuana are legal in San Francisco! However, adults must be over the age of 21 with a valid, government-issued ID, or valid MMJ card to purchase.



     

  • Where can I buy marijuana in San Francisco?

    Buying marijuana in San Francisco is easier than ever before, with tons of dispensaries located throughout the city. 


  • Is it legal to smoke weed in San Francisco?

    It is only legal to smoke weed in private homes or dispensaries with smoking lounges. Smoking in public spaces such as parks or sidewalks, near schools or other places with children, inside buildings, and outdoor public events, is illegal. If staying in a hotel or Airbnb, consumers must receive permission to consume from the owner or manager.


  • Is weed delivery available in San Francisco?

    Yes, weed delivery is available in San Francisco! There are plenty of services to choose from, with nearly 40 dispensaries that are delivery-only. 


  • Can I order my marijuana online for pick-up in San Francisco?

    Yes, most dispensaries throughout San Francisco allow for online pick-up. Be sure to check out our San Francisco Dispensaries page to find the closest dispensary for you to pick up. 


  • Can I bring home the marijuana I bought in San Francisco?

    If you are visiting San Francisco from out of state, it is illegal to cross state borders with marijuana, no matter what. Whether you are flying or driving, all visitors should finish their cannabis before leaving the state. California residents can drive with a sealed container in the trunk of their car to transport. Keep in mind that airports are federal property and possession of marijuana is illegal. 


San Francisco Dispensary Reviews

  • I placed a weedmaps order and total was $19.90, when i got there they wanted $25!!! WTH?! I kept asking why?! Kep showing my WEEDMAPS RECEIPT but they just kept saying well idk idk but this is our total, we charge BAG FEE of $5?! Are you serious?! They charge an extra 10-15% on top of weedmap price and tax! That's not cool, if you are scamming people $5 for bag then PUT IT IN THE WEEDMAPS SO PEOPLE KNOW WHAT A POS you are. OLD HIPPY dude is pos for not honoring the weedmaps price that i showed on my receipt.

    Lytt, LLC
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  • I placed my first order and got a delivery in 20 minutes...fast.

  • Where’s Weed is definitely high on my list. Literally one of the best and fast delivery service I’ve experienced!! The staff are efficient and friendly,

    Greenflow
  • They showing love! Great knowledge and great service !

  • They know what they doing exactly 100%

    Harborside
  • Best customer experience EVER! These guys are on point and the owner is very responsive to any issues. I had a problem with my cartridge, but it turned out to be my battery. The owner gave me some great education, and even though I was ready to buy the right battery from them, they gave it to me for free! I'm a happy customer and will be back for sure.

  • Worst customer experience I have ever had at a shop. The manager is super rude and has no clue what he’s doing. I went to check them out for the first time today as I like to support local businesses. This Asian guy with glasses helped me. I was there for edibles and cartridges. He asked what battery pen I had and pointed out all the cartridges that would work with it. I bought a few edibles and two 1gm cartridges- I spent over $220 and left super happy. I got to my car and realized one of the cartridges didn’t work with my battery pen, so went straight back to let him know. The manager threw a fit and said, “I’m not responsible for the kind of pen you have. You can buy a new pen that works with this cartridge”. This is the answer I got despite the bud tender hand-picking cartridges that “would work” with my pen. I was speechless and extremely disappointed. They lack the basic knowledge and experience. Save your money and stay away.

    Lytt, LLC
  • My first time here and had an amazing experience . Sandy was was very helpful and made this fun. Coming back every week for sure

    Blum
    Daysay94 reviewed Blum
  • Excellent dispensary! Knowledgeable staff!! Great selection of everything. Great sales too!!! Clean and very well managed. I don't go anywhere else.

  • Really high quality stuff a little pricey but i love their service. Never an issue with these guys.

  • I love this place. The people there know their product. I got 9 Pound Hammer kief and smoked it for a week. I cannot believe the high, it lasts for hours. I felt energetic and obviously high.

  • I enjoy going here. Great staff and product. Good prices too.

  • I liked the atmosphere inside. Everyone is so nice and make you feel like your family.

  • Small place but nice and helpful person. Clean with good prices.

  • Small place, but nice person and she describes all the products very well. Good prices too.

  • Prompt service and consistently beautiful, potent flowers.

  • Always a pleasure, fast, friendly and convenient!! 😎

  • I've tried about 6 dispensaries in SF, and the Apothecarium is my favorite. The budtenders act professional and don't push you to buy stuff you don't want. Because you can't vape there, you don't see unsavory people lingering there. They almost always seem to give you just a bit more than what the price would indicate (e.g. 1.2g for 1g price). Glad to live nearby!

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