Drug Decriminalization

The Triumph of Health and Human Rights Over the Drug War


Speakers

Portuguese Drug Czar, João Augusto Castel-Branco Goulão

Randy Thompson, CEO, Help Not Handcuffs, Inc.


Tess Borden, ACLU-NJ


Carol Katz Beyer, Families for Sensible Drug Policy


Kasia Malinowska, Ph.D., Open Society Foundations


30 June 2015

Asbury Park backs legalization of Marijuana   

29 June 2015

Letter to the Editor - Stop Funding the war on Drugs

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Advocates Open Discussion

Parlor Gallery, The City of Asbury Park, NJ


Opening statement and endorsement from Mayor John B. Moor for Drug Decriminalization!


Speakers:

Portuguese Drug Czar, João Augusto Castel-Branco Goulão


Randy Thompson

CEO, Help Not Handcuffs, Inc.


Kasia Malinowska, Ph.D.

Open Society Foundation


Finishing with::


Open discussion with advocates and people impacted by the drug war and working to end it. 


22 May 2015

Help not Handcuffs Invited to Panel Discussion on Substance Use

15 May 2016

Q 104.3 FM "Sonstein Sundays," host Shelli Sonstein Speaks with Randy Thompson about Supervised Injection Facilities, Substance Use Disorders and more!

01 August 2015

Little Dickman Records Names Help Not Handcuffs Recipient of Proceeds from "Summer Bummer 2015" CD 

07 April 2016

Discarded Needles in Communities and Soaring Overdose Deaths Yet Harm Reduction Programs Remain Inactive or Non-Existent

​(Atlantic Highlands Herald)

31 December 2014

Help not Handcuffs Holiday Drive Offers Compassion for Victims of the War on Drugs

Help Not Handcuffs, Inc. Video Series with the Portuguese Drug Czar, João Augusto Castel-Branco Goulão, Former Ecuadorian Drug Czar, Rodrigo Velez and Drug Policy and Human Rights Experts from around the world.

30 July 2015

Asbury Park City Council Pushes to Legalize Pot   

8 September 2016

U.N. releases report: "Fighting Human Trafficking in Conflict: 10 Ideas for Action by the United Nations Security Council"

08 July 2015

Asbury Park Council votes unanimously on Marijuana legalization resolution  

7 November 2016

Asbury Park City Council to Introduce Sterile Syringe Program!

NEW: Drug Decriminalization Resource Center

​​11 June 2015

Help not Handcuffs suggests city legalizes Marijuana

22 September 2016

NJ 12 TV Coverage of the "2nd Annual New Jersey Celebrates Recovery" at Middletown Event

1 Aug 2016

Over 300 NGO's call on U.N. to condemn extra judicial killings of people who use drugs in the Philippines!

28 July 2016

 Bill Daughtry Interviews Help Not Handcuffs' Randy Thompson, on ESPN Radio's New York Sports and Beyond!

A Human Rights Based Approach to Drug Policy

Rutgers Law School - Newark


Speakers::


Rodrigo Velez, Parametria and Former Ecuadorian Drug Czar


Randy Thompson, CEO, Help Not Handcuffs, Inc. 


Kasia Malinowska, Ph.D., Open Society Foundations


Marie Goretti - Anne, African Consultant, IDPC


Niamh Eastwood, Executive Director, Release


Finishing With:


Open Discussion with Rutgers Law School and Rutgers School of Social Work - Students and Faculty 


8 September 2016

2nd Annual New Jersey Celebrates Recovery at Middletown Event

07 April 2016

Help Not Handcuffs Aims for Harm Reduction Strategies

(Asbury Park Sun)

7 October 2016 Op-Ed

Thompson: Asbury Park Must Act on Syringe Access Program.

26 October 2016

Atlantic Highlands Herald: Advocates Decry Lack of Action After 2nd Dead Woman in Neptune Township

27 October 2016

The Coaster: Questions Raised About Neptune Arrest. 

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09 ​February 2016

Global Drug Policy Learning opportunity at the Open Society Foundation: Drug Crop Production, Poverty and Development

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11 February 2016

Help Not Handcuffs Founder Appears Before United Nations - Thompson: Drug Prohibition Policy Forces Law Enforcement Interaction

25 February 2016

​Op-Ed

THOMPSON: State shouldn’t fund drug war expansion - drug arrests up in NJ

8 September 2016

U.N. releases report: "Fighting Human Trafficking in Conflict: 10 Ideas for Action by the United Nations Security Council"

15 August 2016

 Wells Fargo awards Help Not Handcuffs a $1,000 Community Connection Grant!

January 2016

Global Drug Policy Learning opportunity at the United Nations University: Rethinking Metrics to Evaluate Drug Policy

28 October 2016

Police Oversight Raised at Asbury Park City Council Meeting