Alexander Lekhtman

    Alexander is Filter’s staff writer. 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.

    Australia’s Legalization of MDMA, Psilocybin for Limited Medical Use

    Australia has made waves by rescheduling MDMA and psilocybin, essentially legalizing the drugs for ...

    How Can Implementation of Oregon’s Drug-Decrim Law Improve?

    In November 2020, Oregon voters made history by passing Measure 110, to decriminalize personal ...

    Colorado’s Legal-Psilocybin Plan “Wide Open” as Gov. Appoints Board

    Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) has appointed a committee that’s responsible for studying psychedelic ...

    Cannabis Reforms Face Uphill Struggle in “Very Conservative” Indiana

    Indiana state lawmakers have filed several bills that would reform the deep-red state’s harsh ...

    New York’s Bill to Decriminalize Low-Level Drug Possession

    A New York senator has launched a bid to decriminalize all low-level drug possession ...

    Peru’s Coca Reform Chance Disappears Amid Political Crisis

    A deadly crackdown on political protests in Peru continues, as President Dina Boluarte tries ...