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.

    Next Week Is the Perfect Time to Get Your Cannabis Conviction Expunged

    The second-ever National Expungement Week (NEW) will be held September 21-28. It involves a ...

    Inside the Toxic Sex Education Battle in Tucson, Arizona

    On September 10, the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) Governing Board decided to delay ...

    Are Fentanyl-Meth Deaths in Indiana Due to Contamination, or “Speedballing”?

    Marion County, Indiana is seeing a troubling rise in deaths related to methamphetamine combined ...

    Watch: Fentanyl Safety Campaign Poses the “Coke Challenge”

    US-based harm reduction group DanceSafe and Canadian creative agency The Garden have partnered to ...

    The Quest to Pass Medical Cannabis in “Prohibition Island” Idaho

    “Idaho is what we call a prohibition island,” said Russ Belville. The state borders ...

    EPA Criticized for Being Open to Hemp Growers Using Pesticides

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering 10 applications submitted by hemp farmers ...