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.

    What Kentucky, Mississippi Gubernatorial Results May Mean for Medicaid

    Citizens in Kentucky and Mississippi voted in their gubernatorial elections November 5, in two ...

    Why Private Prisons Are at the Center of a Pennsylvania Prosecutor Race

    The involvement of for-profit in managing jails and prisons in one Pennsylvania county could ...

    As Buttigieg Visits a Dispensary, How Far Will 2020 Dems Go for Cannabis Justice?

    On October 23, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, ...

    2020 Democrats’ Misguided Call to Jail Pharma Execs for Opioids

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    How Psychedelic Exceptionalism Harms Drug Users

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