A Medical Cannabis Dispensary

The Apothecarium is a licensed, full-service medical cannabis dispensary located in San Francisco's historic Castro district. We provide our members access to a wide variety of appropriately priced medication in a safe, well appointed setting. We offer a broad spectrum of medicinal options for our members, including flowers, edibles, topicals, and concentrates. Our knowledgeable patient consultants are always available to assist our members in selecting the appropriate medicine for their needs. We are easily accessible by foot, bike, public transportation, or auto.

The City and County of San Francisco Proclaims




The City and County of San Francisco commended The Apothecarium for 4 years of operation, over $300,000 of philanthropic giving to local charities and organizations, and the invigoration of the local community. 



Castro Tree Lighting Ceremony


November 30th


18th & Castro

Hosted by Donna Sachet

Carols from many traditions, with audience sing-alongs led by SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, SF Gay Men's Chorus, SF Lesbian/Gay Chorus. 

Greetings from SF elected and other City officials. Blessing of the Tree by The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence + Santa and his Elves

In-Store Event


SATURDAY, November 21st, 2015

12pm - 4pm

 Free samples and information about their variety of diffrent edibles.

To become a member of our medical cannabis dispensary,

  • Come to our dispensary on 2095 Market Street with your valid doctor’s recommendation (verifiable paper or card) and a government issued ID card, passport, or driver’s license. If your ID is from another state, we require a piece of official mail to verify your CA residency.
  • Complete our membership form and agree to adhere by our house policies and sign our membership agreement. 
  • If you do not have a California State ID or DL you will need to provide proof of residency. 

After verifying your recommendation or caregiver certificate and accepting your membership form, you will become a member of The Apothecarium. Please call 415.500.2620 if you have questions about your documentation.

We request that new patients or caregivers arrive at least 15 minutes before closing. Thank you, and we look forward to meeting you!


Need a doctor's recommendation?

As a Member

As a member of The Apothecarium you are entitled to 2 visits per day. The maximum amount per purchase is 1 ounce (28.4 grams) of medical cannabis product, which includes the combination of flowers, edibles, tinctures, concentrates and topicals.


Also as a member, you are automatically enrolled in our member rewards program. The member rewards program works as follows:

  1. For every pre-tax dollar donated to the collective, the member will receive 1 point.
  2. Once a total of 800 points are accumulated, the member can receive a FREE 1/8th of medical cannabis flowers of the strain of their choice, applicable to all 1/8th's priced $55 or less. A $55 credit can also be applied for you on products that are not flowers if you do not use flowers. This can be claimed at any time.  


We offer a variety of discounts to our members. We currently offer:

  • 10% Discount to individuals over 60
  • 10% Discount to Veterans (please provide ID)
  • 20% Discount to participants of our support groups or workshops


Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of The Apothecarium. We hope you enjoy being part of this collective as much as will enjoy having you.

Thank you and see you soon!



The Apothecarium is a philanthropic entity, reaching out to the community in which it resides. We have a Philanthropic Advisory Board to help direct funds back into the community, making us stronger through generosity. 



Patient Wellness Program

Join our professionally led groups in strengthening our minds and bodies! Current groups include a Women's Support Group, Simple Yoga for Busy Times, Meditation Group, and Anxiety and Depression Support.

Our Medicine

We are ardently dedicated to sourcing the highest quality medicine we can procure. We send our flowers, topicals, edibles and concentrates to Steep Hill Laboratories to test the levels of active cannabinoids, as well as to screen for pesticides, fungus and mold. We want to ensure that the cannabis you get here is truly safe medicine.



2095 Market Street

San Francisco, California


10 AM - 9 PM everyday


(415) 500-2620


Media Inquiries Only:




On-street parking is available on Market Street, Church Street and other nearby streets.

Accessible parking is located on 14th Street in front of Snow Brite. Click Here to view the location on a map.

Please check the parking meters for hours. Generally, meters are in operation from 7 a.m. or 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

San Francisco Muni

The Apothecarium is easily accessible via the San Francisco Municipal Transit System. Buses, Streetcars, and Muni have stops in the immediate vicinity.


22 – Stop at Church Street & Market Street or Church Street & 14th Street

37 – Stop at Church Street & Market Street or Church Street & 14th Street


Line F – Stop at Market Street & Church Street

Line N – Stop at Duboce Avenue & Church Street

Line J – Stop at Church Street & 14th Street

Lines KT – L – M - Stop at Church Station

For more information, call Muni at (415) 673-6864 (or dial 311) or check the SFMTA trip planner.



If you are taking Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), the nearest stop is 16th St. Mission Station. Head west on 16th Street toward Valencia Street. Continue until Church Street. Turn right onto Church Street. Turn right onto Market Street. The Apothecarium will be on the right. 

You may also consider transferring at Civic Center, Montgomery, Powell or Embarcadero BART Stations to the Muni Metro Subway. Please refer to Muni Instructions for further instructions.

For schedules, routes and fares, call (510) 465-BART or click here.

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