Alexander Lekhtman Alexander Lekhtman

    Alexander’s journalism covers the policy, science and culture of drugs. His journey began as an activist with Students for Sensible Drug Policy at New York University, where he served as president, helping organize marijuana legalization and “Ban the Box” campaigns. He was also an organizer for the 2017 New York City Cannabis Parade. His drug journalism career began in 2016, and his work has been published in High Times, Leafly, Merry Jane, AlterNet, Psymposia and Psychedelic Times. Alexander was previously Filter‘s editorial fellow.

    Drug Users Welcome: An Oklahoma City Shelter’s Encouraging Approach

    On April 6, Oklahoma City opened its only low-threshold night shelter for people experiencing ...

    How Will Oregon Implement Legal Psilocybin Therapy?

    Oregon has begun a two-year process to implement its Psilocybin Services Act, making the ...

    Will Connecticut Be the First State to Make Prison Phone Calls Free?

    Connecticut holds the dismal distinction of being the state with the most expensive prison ...