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.

    Indigenous Tribe’s Plan to Sell Cannabis Sparks Sovereignty Battle

    An Indigenous American tribe is fighting for its right to sell cannabis, after voting ...

    Do Cannabis “Desert” States Arrest More People After Neighbors Legalize? Probably Not.

    Cannabis legalization has spread to states once considered unlikely, like conservative-leaning Missouri and Ohio. ...

    End of Wisconsin Gerrymander Offers Hope for Drug Policy Reform

    Wisconsin politics could be transformed after Governor Tony Evers (D) signed new legislative maps ...

    Fears for Drug Users and Many Others After Indonesia’s Presidential Election

    Indonesia appears to have chosen an authoritarian-minded former general with a harrowing human rights ...

    How Reducing Homelessness Would Reduce Drug-Related Deaths

    New research has indicated the extent to which cutting rates of homelessness would save ...