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.

    Charleston’s Syringe Program Can Stay Open Despite Harsh WV Law

    The only syringe service program (SSP) in Charleston, the capital of West Virginia, is ...

    Nova Scotia to Open Sydney’s First SCS, Fund Existing Halifax Site

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, will soon open its first authorized safe consumption site (SCS). The ...

    A Rural Michigan County Is Getting Its First Syringe Program

    A rural Michigan county is getting its first syringe service program (SSP). It comes ...

    What’s Holding Back New York’s Efforts to End AIDS?

    On December 1, World AIDS Day, a coalition of HIV/AIDS advocates is rallying in ...

    Tensions Mount in Fight to Open Ontario Safe Consumption Site

    Harm reduction advocates are fighting to open the second safe consumption site (SCS) in ...

    Infrastructure Bill Targets Drug-Impaired Driving by Funding Cops and Courts

    The $1.2 trillion infrastructure spending bill, passed by the House of Representatives on November ...

    Veterans Data Show Surge in Stimulant-Involved Deaths

    United States military veterans are increasingly vulnerable to stimulant-involved deaths, according to new research. ...