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.

    Senate Candidate’s Blunt Ad on Drug-War Targeting of Black Louisianans

    In 1992, then-presidential candidate and Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton disclosed that he had experimented ...

    California to Offer Contingency Management for Stimulant Use on Medicaid

    On December 29, 2021, California became the first state to receive federal approval to cover ...

    Is 2022 the Year California Decriminalizes Psychedelics?

    California may pass legislation decriminalizing psychedelics before the year is out. Senate Bill 519 ...

    Cannabis Workers in St. Louis Are Poised to Unionize

    On January 6, workers at a medical cannabis company in St. Louis, Missouri, filed ...