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.

    NY Activists Rally to Defend SCS, Decriminalize Buprenorphine

    On April 7, activists rallied across New York state to demand that politicians take ...

    New Jersey Lawmakers, Regulators Clash Over Delayed Cannabis Sales

    The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) voted on March 24 to approve “conditional” ...

    ICE to Stop Holding Immigrants at Infamous Alabama Jail

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on March 25 that it will stop detaining ...

    Biden Plans an Extra $30 Billion to Fund the Police

    President Biden doesn’t want to defund the police. Instead, he wants to give them ...

    MDMA in the Womb Room: My Witches Tea Party Experience

    On Halloween night, I was invited to attend a costumed “Witches Tea Party” in ...

    Connecticut Could Open East Coast’s First Psychedelic Medicine Centers

    Connecticut lawmakers have proposed a bill that would create the first psychedelic medicine centers ...

    Are Business Interests Shaping Oregon’s Psilocybin Regulations?

    A top adviser to the Oregon state government on its legal psilocybin therapy program ...