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.

    Cannabis Legalization on the Ballot in Florida, But Hawaii Bill Dies

    Florida voters will decide on a marijuana legalization measure in November, despite opposition from ...

    Activists Pushing for Pennsylvania to Finally Authorize Syringe Programs

    Pennsylvania harm reduction activists will rally at the State Capitol in Harrisburg on April ...

    New Hampshire Is Weighing Harsher Fentanyl Punishments

    New Hampshire is weighing a series of bills that would increase punishments for fentanyl-related ...

    Utah’s New Law to Authorize MDMA and Psilocybin Therapy

    Utah is the latest state, and a notably conservative one, to authorize some form ...

    Minnesota Lawmakers Seek Fairness in Its Coming Cannabis Market

    Minnesota’s legislature legalized cannabis in 2023, but it’s not yet certain what the new ...

    KY Advances Medical Marijuana Bill to Disqualify Patients With Drug Felonies

    On March 12, legislation that would impose multiple barriers on medical marijuana access in ...

    NE Syringe Program Bill Abandoned, by Senators Who’d Just Voted for It

    Syringe service programs (SSP) will not become legal in Nebraska in 2024, after lawmakers ...

    Denver Prepares to “Lead the Way” With Legal Psilocybin Businesses

    Officials in Denver are actively considering how the city will host and oversee psilocybin ...