Distribution of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries from 2007 to 2014, Los Angeles, CA

Research Brief 2015 - 01 examines the changes in the number and location of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city of Los Angeles over a 7 year time period.

  • In 2007, Los Angeles city had 187 open and operating dispensaries.
  • In 2010, that number ranged between 550 and 650, depending on the data source.
  • In 2012, our researchers found 476 dispensaries that were currently open and operating.
  • In 2014, we found 418 open dispensaries.