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4201 E University Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85034

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Local Joint by Zen Leaf is a medical and recreational cannabis dispensary located in Phoenix, AZ.

We are dedicated to serving the local community and providing our customers with a better quality of life through access to medical and adult use cannabis. At Local Joint by Zen Leaf, we strive to improve the health of our visitors by sharing the science behind cannabis and a dedication to providing our customers with top quality products, strains, edibles, and educational materials.

Frequently Asked Questions About Local Joint by Zen Leaf

Curious about store hours, how much medical and recreational patients, or the cannabis strains available? Read below for the answers!

Located on the corner of E University Dr and S 42nd St, Local Joint by Zen Leaf is a one-of-a-kind Zen Leaf location. It is positioned just off of the Hohokam Expressway, minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and the University of Phoenix.

As a bright and colorful spot in an area of industrious metal and machine shops, the Local Joint is easy to spot with murals featuring the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, and cannabis-centric art from end to end of the building. Black fencing surrounds the facility, and the front doors have a large black awning covering the walkway with ample cozy seating for guests to wait while avoiding the desert sun. The interior of the dispensary is just as decorated, with mural-style art covering nearly every surface.

Just a short distance from Tempe, Local Joint by Zen Leaf is perfectly placed for visitors traveling from Tempe to downtown Phoenix. Navigate to University Dr and drive west – the Local Joint by Zen Leaf dispensary will be on your left in just three short miles!

Here at Zen Leaf, we strive to provide our customers with the best possible experience. One way we do that is by offering special deals on a variety of products. The specials typically run for a few days at a time, allowing us to rotate what is on sale.

Local Joint by Zen Leaf is committed to supporting the community in which it operates. To that end, we offer discounts to veterans, caregivers, and even a referral program for consumers wanting to support their favorite dispensary. The Zen Leaf discount program is designed to support those who have served our country and those who are working to care for others. For more information on the Zen Leaf discount program, visit our Discount Guide.

To make sure you never miss out on a great deal, sign up for Zen Leaf email notifications. This way, you’ll always be in the know about what’s going on at our store. Plus, you’ll be the first to know about new store openings! Don’t wait – sign up today and start taking advantage of all the great deals Zen Leaf has to offer.

While Local Joint by Zen Leaf does not offer delivery, we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible experience. Both medical and recreational guests are allowed to shop in-store or can place orders online for in-store pickup. Local Joint by Zen Leaf offers a variety of choices for your cannabis, so you can be confident we have what you need. With a knowledgeable and friendly staff, Local Joint by Zen Leaf is the perfect place to shop for your cannabis needs!

In Arizona, medical cannabis patients are eligible to buy and possess up to 2.5 ounces of flower every two weeks and no more than 12.5 grams of concentrates. To be eligible for a medical marijuana registry card, medical cannabis patients must have a qualifying condition, such as cancer or chronic pain. A sales taxes of 5.5% applies to medical cannabis purchases in Arizona, but that is included with the price you see on the menu.

At Local Joint by Zen Leaf, medical marijuana patients are required to bring valid identification along with their medical marijuana registry card to pick up online cannabis orders. As a recreational consumer, a valid ID showing your age of 21 or older is required to purchase recreational cannabis.

Recreational cannabis is measured per purchase, with consumers allowed to purchase up to:

  • 1 ounce of marijuana flower; or
  • 5 grams of concentrates; or
  • 100 mg of edibles, each piece equaling no more than 10 mg

Recreational cannabis is subject to a 16% excise tax in addition to the 5.5% sales tax.

Local Joint by Zen Leaf is proud to offer a wide variety of cannabis products to meet the needs of our medical patients and recreational consumers alike. Whether you are looking for a topical to relieve pain or a tincture to help you relax, we have something for you. Our smokable flower and pre-rolls are available in a host of top-rated strains, and our edibles come in a vast range of flavors. We also offer extracts and vapes for those who prefer alternative methods of consumption. No matter your preferred way to dose, we have a product that fits. Visit us today and see for yourself!

Local Joint by Zen Leaf is your one-stop-shop for all your cannabis needs! We have a wide selection of indicas, hybrids, and sativas, so you’re sure to find the perfect cultivar for you. Some of our most popular strains include Verano Reserve Durban Dream and Modified Grapes, Aeriz Gorilla Cookies, and Lemon Bean High Supply. Availability of these strains depends on recent harvests, so be sure to ask our Cannabis Advisors for comparable strains if these are not available – they can guide you to the most appropriate second option.

We at Local Joint by Zen Leaf understand that finding the perfect strain can be a daunting task. With so many different options to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start – that’s why we’re here to help. Our Cannabis Advisors are experts in all things cannabis, and they’re more than happy to help you find a strain that’s right for you. Just mention the effects you’re looking for, and they’ll provide you with a few comparable options. Plus, by letting them know which strains you’re interested in, you’ll be helping them stay up to date with the needs of our patients and consumers alike!

Local Joint by Zen Leaf is proud to offer a wide variety of cannabis products from some of the industry’s leading brands. Whether you’re looking for medical or adult-use products, we have something to fit your needs. Our sister brands, MÜV, Verano, and Encore Edibles, offer a variety of high-quality cannabis products, while nationwide best sellers like 1906, Wana, STIIZY, and Timeless are also available. With so many options to choose from, we’re confident that you’ll find the perfect product for your needs. Stop by Local Joint by Zen Leaf today and see for yourself!

While visiting Zen Leaf is our favorite thing to do, our Cannabis Advisors shared their favorite local spots:

Chase Field. Home to the MLB team the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chase field is a large arena catering to sports fans from all over Arizona. Baseball games aren’t the only events that you can attend, though – the arena gives visitors the chance to frequent concerts for well-known music artists like Elton John, Zac Brown Band, and Bad Bunny. Whether you are sports or music fan, or both, Chase Field has your weekend entertainment waiting on the field of green.

Arizona Science Center. As a top local attraction for all who are curious about science and want to learn more, Arizona Science Center is the hub for science savvy locals. The center’s mission is to boost the community’s science knowledge and inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, and educators through interactive experiences. There is an ever-changing display of science wonders, along with permanent exhibits like Flight Zone, All About Me, and The W.O.N.D.E.R. Center. Expand your mind at the Arizona Science Center!

Heard Museum. The Heard Museum has been in operation since 1929 and is known internationally for its exhibitions, collections, festivals, and educational programs that showcase American Native art and history. Visitors from all over learn about the culture and art of the Southwest American Native people, support local artisans through museum gift shop, or by attending the festivals the museum has hosted for over 60 years. What started out as a much smaller museum has turned into a living and thriving space that educates the masses about rich history of the American Native people.

Little Miss BBQ. Little Miss BBQ started off like a typical love story – boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love, they get married in Texas, have some good ol’ Texas BBQ and decide to become BBQ aficionados and bring some Texas BBQ to Arizona. The lovely couple offers some of what has been said to be some of “the best damn BBQ in Arizona.” You can get a taste of Little Miss at two locations, the closest only a 3-minute walk from Local Joint by Zen Leaf.

Zen Leaf is committed to providing the people of Arizona with convenient access to high-quality medical cannabis. We have several locations across Phoenix and its suburbs, all of which are open seven days a week.

To ensure all have access to cannabis, Local Joint by Zen Leaf is open Monday through Sunday, from 8 AM to 10 PM.

In Arizona, medical marijuana patients have specific allotments for purchasing. The Allotment Checker can be accessed by logging into your patient portal.

If you have not set up your portal account or don’t know how to set it up, the Arizona MMJ Fact Sheet can help you get started. Once you have set up your account, you will be able to view your allotment and purchase history. Thanks to the Allotment Checker, medical marijuana patients in Arizona can easily stay informed of their past purchases and best gauge their future purchases.

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