Alexander Lekhtman Alexander Lekhtman

    Alexander is a writer covering the policy, science and culture of drugs. He’s also a musician hoping to change the world through ledger lines and legislation. He lives in New York City.

    www.alexanderlekhtman.com

    “No Blank Check”⁠—Psychedelic Activists Tread Warily After Decrim Wins

    In the past two months, both Denver, Colorado and Oakland, California decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms ...

    How One City Invests Cannabis Tax Dollars Into Black-Owned Businesses

    Small cannabis business-owners of color in Portland, Oregon are getting a serious leg-up in ...

    Why Worldwide Drug Policy Progress Is Driven From the Ground Up

    In many places across the world, progress toward harm reduction, decriminalization and legalization is ...

    Cannabis Consumers Have Power: Meet Some Pioneers of Industry Inclusivity

    In the hyper-commodifying cannabis industry, Mary Pryor of New York City is raising her ...

    Rethinking Ketamine in Light of a Newly Approved Depression Treatment

    On March 5, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the prescription treatment ...

    Equity and Expungement: Why Cannabis Activists Crashed SXSW

    On March 15, cannabis activists protested outside the South by Southwest (SXSW) gathering at ...

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