About Essence Dispensary

Essence Cannabis Dispensary


Providing high quality cannabis and personalized service at recreational and medical cannabis dispensaries near you.

At Essence, your experience and well-being is our priority. When you visit one of our dispensaries, our knowledgeable staff will guide you toward the ideal cannabis products for your needs. Whether you’re looking for medical cannabis or recreational cannabis, we’re here to match you with the perfect product for your tastes, desired results, and experience level.

Search our list of recreational and medical cannabis dispensary locations.


Thanks to our expanding roster of dispensary locations, premium quality cannabis is now closer than ever. We now have five dispensary storefronts in Las Vegas, including our flagship store on the Strip, and numerous storefronts in cities across Nevada and California. More locations are coming soon, so watch out for upcoming Essence grand openings in Nevada, California, and beyond.



908 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106
TEL: (626) 600-6612


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Our Products

At Essence, we carry a wide range of premium cannabis products and strains. We carry over 50 strains of flower and pre-rolls, with indica, sativa, and hybrid strains for you to choose from. We also carry vapes, tinctures, CBD products (including CBD oils), strains with a high CBD to THC ratio, topicals, concentrates, medical cannabis products, cannabis accessories, and more.

If you’d like to know if we carry a particular product, you can stop by to browse our wide selection, browse our online selection, or call us in advance of your visit to inquire about what we currently have in stock.

Our Products
Our Featured Cultivators


At Essence, we source our strains from the best local cultivation centers in Nevada. We’re proud to be partnered with some of the best cultivators in America, including Desert Grown Farms, Cannabiotix, Rythm, and Dog Walkers.

Here’s a closer look at what one of our partnered cultivators, Desert Grown Farms, has to offer:

  • As seen on Daily VICE, Las Vegas Weekly, Fox 5 News, The Today Show and Associated Press.
  • Currently on The Travel Joint’s list of “Top Cannabis Brands to Try in Nevada.” Offering high-quality, premium strains such as
    • The OG Story (High Times 2016 Cannabis Cup winner for “Best Indica”)
    • Venom OG (High Times “2016 Strongest Strain List”)
    • Jack Herer (Multiple Cannabis Cup winner)
  • Their state-of-the-art cultivation facility, located in the heart of Las Vegas, works day and night to ensure strain quality and consistency.

Want to learn even more about Desert Grown Farms products? Or about our other partnered cultivators? Ask a member of our knowledgeable staff about DGF and our other partnered cultivators when you stop in to an Essence cannabis dispensary location.


At Essence, our top priority is providing you with the best products and the best service. We’re proud to have had our efforts recognized by a number of nationwide and local organizations. We’re also proud to have an excellent reputation on online rating sites like Google, Facebook, Yelp, and Weedmaps.

Check out our awards and stats:

  • 17-time Leafly List Winner
  • Ranked #1 Dispensary in Nevada and #22 in the Nation (Business Insider)
  • One of the Top 10 Dispensaries in Las Vegas (High Times Magazine)
  • Top ratings on Google, Facebook, Yelp, and Weedmaps.
Our Awards: A Top-Rated Marijuana Dispensary
A Boutique Experience


Whether it’s your first time visiting a dispensary or you’re well-versed in all things cannabis, we’re here to help. Every guest consultant at Essence is highly knowledgeable about cannabis and can give you excellent recommendations no matter your knowledge level. If it’s your first time shopping at a dispensary, let our staff know so they can help guide you toward the right type of cannabis products for you and answer any questions you may have. If you’re an experienced user of cannabis, our staff can help you find your favorite products or recommend new products you may enjoy based on your tastes.


Q: Do I need to have a medical cannabis card or be a cannabis patient to shop at Essence?
A: In Nevada and California, the recreational use of cannabis is legal, so you do not need to have a medical cannabis card or have a medical condition to purchase cannabis from our existing Nevada or upcoming California locations. However, we do also serve medical cannabis customers and we are authorized to dispense medical cannabis.

Q: Do you sell medical cannabis or recreational cannabis?
A: We carry a wide variety of cannabis products that can be used for medical or recreational purposes. If you are looking to try cannabis for medical reasons, we always recommend consulting your primary care physician before trying any new products. If your doctor has advised you to try a particular type of cannabis product, let one of our guest consultants know your patient care guidelines and they can assist you.

Q: Can anyone buy cannabis at Essence?
A: Currently, Essence has locations in Nevada and locations planned to be opened in California. To shop at a cannabis dispensary in these states, you do not have to be a California or Nevada resident. However, you do need to be 21 years of age or older and have a valid government-issued ID.

Q: What do I need to bring to purchase cannabis at Essence?
A: You will need to bring a valid government-issued photo ID that shows you are 21 years of age or older.

Q: Do you ship cannabis in the mail?
A: While we deliver cannabis and cannabis products to some locations, we’re sorry to say that we do not mail cannabis. Our delivery options are local only.

Q: What are the tax rates when purchasing cannabis at Essence Dispensaries in California?

A: Adult-Use Recreational:
15% Excise Tax
4% City Tax
10.25% Sales Tax

Doctor’s MMJ Recommendation:
15% Excise Tax
4% City Tax
10.25% Sales Tax

California MMIC Card
15% Excise Tax
4% City Tax
0% Sales Tax

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Loyalty Program


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  • Every 33 points you earn, you get $1 off your purchase. You can also save up your points and use them for bigger discounts in the future!