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.

    The FDA Approved a Supersized Naloxone Spray. Do We Need It?

    On April 30, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new, high-dose naloxone ...

    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 ...

    NYC Mayoral Forum Grills Candidates on Decriminalization and Overdose

    Even before COVID-19 hit the city hard, New York’s elected officials failed for years ...

    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 ...