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.

    New York’s Bill to Decriminalize Low-Level Drug Possession

    A New York senator has launched a bid to decriminalize all low-level drug possession ...

    Peru’s Coca Reform Chance Disappears Amid Political Crisis

    A deadly crackdown on political protests in Peru continues, as President Dina Boluarte tries ...

    San Francisco Encampment Sweeps Continue Despite Injunction

    A legal battle between homelessness advocates and the city of San Francisco has escalated, ...

    As CT Erases Cannabis Convictions, Will People Fall Through the Cracks?

    On January 1, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont (D) announced on Twitter that his administration ...

    Oregon Is Now Accepting License Applications for Psilocybin Therapy

    On January 2, Oregon health officials began accepting license applications from businesses and individuals ...

    California Now Requires Naloxone Access on College Campuses

    California is now requiring most public universities and colleges to offer students free naloxone, ...