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.

    Congress Plans Historic Federal Funding for Syringe Programs

    A Congressional budget committee released a draft spending bill on July 11 that would ...

    Vancouver Activists Hand Out Drugs, Demand Better Safe Supply Options

    On July 14 Jean Swanson, a city councillor of Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), helped ...

    With Rhode Island Safe Consumption Win, Pressure Mounts on New York

    New York keeps trailing behind its neighbors on vital drug policy issues. From adult-use ...

    Eric Adams as NYC Mayor: What Could It Mean for Harm Reduction?

    Eric Adams—the Brooklyn borough president, former state senator and former NYPD captain—is now the ...

    Biden Vows to End Racist Crack Cocaine Sentencing That He Helped Establish

    The Biden administration has again voiced support for ending a law that punishes possession ...