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.

    Social Equity Applicant to Grow Weed in Connecticut? That’ll Be $3 Million.

    As Connecticut prepares to launch its legal adult-use cannabis market later this year, the ...

    The Mexican Government’s Lawsuit Against US Gunmakers Over Drug-War Deaths

    On January 31, officials representing 13 US states and dozens of counties, advocates and ...

    DEA Wants to Add Five Drugs to the Highly Criminalized Schedule I List

    It’s dispiriting that in 2022, with decriminalization efforts taking off nationwide, adding more drugs ...

    One Year on, Oregon Drug Decriminalization Is Boosting Harm Reduction and Housing

    February 1 marks the one-year anniversary since Measure 110 took effect in Oregon, decriminalizing ...

    Top NJ Lawmaker’s Spurious Reasons to Keep Cannabis Home Grow Illegal

    In New Jersey, where adult-use cannabis is legal, home grow remains criminalized, with penalties ...