If this doesn’t get your blood boiling, you may not have a pulse.
Amy Yurkanin for AL.com
Although states across the country have relaxed penalties for marijuana use – new moms in Alabama still face harsh punishment for lighting up, which is often detected in hospital drug tests after birth and passed along to police.
Dozens of women have been charged with felony chemical endangerment of a child since 2006 for using marijuana during pregnancy, according to a 2015 analysis of court data by Al.com and ProPublica. Marijuana was the most common drug mentioned in court records, accounting for 20 percent of the charges against new moms and pregnant women between 2006 and 2015.