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David Bienenstock

Veteran cannabis journalist David Bienenstock is the author of "How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High" (2016 - Penguin/Random House), and the co-host and co-creator of the podcast "Great Moments in Weed History with Abdullah and Bean." Follow him on Twitter @pot_handbook.

Articles contributed to Leafly

Why Growing Your Own Cannabis Is the Best Resolution for 2019

Many people can buy cannabis at a store now. But there’s still five good reasons you should take the means of cannabis production into your own hands this year.

David Bienenstock - January 4, 2019

Buzzes & Bummers: 2018 Was a Wild Ride in the World of Cannabis

Catch up on all the highs and lows 2018 had to offer in the world of cannabis.

David Bienenstock - December 28, 2018

The Most Important Cannabis Studies of 2018

The year 2018 offered huge strides in our ability to research cannabis, while also giving rise to these important medical cannabis studies.

David Bienenstock - December 27, 2018

Hemp Is Finally Legal. Let’s See if It Can Save the World

Jack Herer's dream has come true. Hemp is legal. Now we can finally test its capabilities.

David Bienenstock - December 12, 2018

The 11 Most Iconic ‘Happy Brownie’ Scenes in Film History

December 8th is National Brownie Day! Celebrate by watching this selection of classic tv episodes featuring weed brownie-fueled hilarity.

David Bienenstock - December 7, 2018

5 Cannabis Smugglers Who Changed the Game

Just as we rightly celebrate cannabis growers today, the heroes of a bygone era were outlaw smugglers with the gumption to go wherever cannabis was cheap and plentiful and come back with the good stuff in tow.

David Bienenstock - November 30, 2018

The most impactful cannabis studies of all time

These scientific studies forever changed the way society sees cannabis—for better or for worse.

David Bienenstock - November 5, 2018

7 Cannabis Strains to Celebrate Canadian Legalization (Yup, Including Beasters)

Celebrate Canada's legalization with these cannabis strains, born-and-bred in the Great North.

David Bienenstock - October 16, 2018

Survivors for Cannabis: Healing the Wounds of PTSD With Community & Cannabis

While federal research is underway, one community provides a safe space for people to share their stories and heal using cannabis.

David Bienenstock - October 9, 2018