Alexander Lekhtman

    Alexander is a staff writer for Filter. He writes about the movement to end the War on Drugs. He grew up in New Jersey and swears it’s actually alright. He’s also a musician hoping to change the world through the power of ledger lines and legislation. Alexander was previously Filter‘s editorial fellow.

    Why Is California Failing Thousands of People With Cannabis Records?

    Nearly five years after California voters legalized marijuana, potentially hundreds of thousands of residents ...

    California Can Now Ban Police for Misconduct—But Will It Matter?

    California can now permanently ban police officers from the profession if they commit serious ...

    Drug Users Testify as MA Lawmakers Weigh Safe Consumption Sites

    On September 27, Massachusetts lawmakers invited members of the public to speak about safe ...

    WV Harm Reduction Workers Form Coalition Amid HIV, Syringe Crises

    West Virginia harm reduction workers are launching a new statewide coalition. “Mountain State Harm ...