David Bienenstock
Veteran cannabis journalist David Bienenstock is the former editor of High Times, and currently writes about marijuana for VICE, GQ, and other national publications. His latest book, "How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High," was published last year by Penguin/Random House. Follow him on Twitter @pot_handbook.
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7 Cannabis Strains That Changed the Game

The backstories of many strains are shrouded in mystery, but these seven are enshrined in the cannabis canon for their outsized impact on cannabis history.

Taking Drugged Driving Seriously: What Does the Science Say?

Recent headlines raised fears about stoned driving. We looked at the data and found a different story.

6 Cannabis Concentrates That Changed the Game

From history’s oldest cannabis concentrates to today’s high-tech extracts, learn about these innovative concentrate products that have changed the game when it comes to potency, diversity, and medical utility.

7 Cannabis Edibles That Changed the Game

Explore the history of our favorite “secret ingredient,” cannabis, through seven unique edibles that all changed the game.

6 Cannabis Dispensaries That Changed the Game

Before legalization, cannabis dispensaries operated bravely in the shadow of the law to deliver cannabis to patients and consumers. Here are seven cannabis dispensaries that helped shape the modern era of cannabis.

6 International Cannabis Strains Worth Seeking Abroad

Planning an international adventure to one of the cannabis capitals of the world? Don't miss these legendary cannabis strains, which are best enjoyed in their country of origin.

On Legalization’s 5th Anniversary, Here’s What We’ve Learned

On Nov. 6, 2012, Colorado and Washington voters passed America's first adult-use laws. These 7 data sets show why the sky didn't fall.

8 Cannabis Festivals That Changed the Game

Cannabis festivals have long been a medium for both protest and celebration. Read about eight cannabis events that helped to shape culture and change laws.

A Cannabis Traveler’s Guide to Finding the Real Humboldt County

When the California market opens 2018, some travelers will want more than just the herb. Here's our three-day guide to finding cannabis's heartland.

Best in State: The Top Cannabis Locations, Products, and Activities in California in 2017

Our Best in State series spotlights the top cannabis dispensaries, companies, products, and activities in the largest cannabis markets in 2017.

Opioid Crisis: Trump Prescribes Heavy Dose of ‘Alternative Facts’

His commission ignored evidence, rejected cannabis, stiffed the budget, and dumped the problem on Kellyanne Conway. Aside from that: Best response ever!

Sessions Advisor Ramping up Drug War, Profiting From Drug Tests

Meet Robert DuPont, an ancient relic from the Nixon years who's come back to haunt the 21st century.

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to Southern California Cannabis Products

The Leafly Buyer's Guide provides a curated editorial list of top cannabis product picks on the market now, chosen by local experts in each region.

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to Northern California Cannabis Products

The Leafly Buyer's Guide provides a curated editorial list of top cannabis product picks on the market now, chosen by local experts in each region.

If New Jersey Legalizes, Do I Have to Move Back Home?

If Phil Murphy wins on Nov. 7, me and Bon Jovi and the Boss could be buying legal Asbury Park Afgooey.