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The Battle Over ‘Cocaine Mom” Law

The Battle Over ‘Cocaine Mom” Law

Allows drug using mothers to be detained in jail. Opponents plan pickets, social media and forums across state.

Court Watch: State ‘Cocaine Mom’ Law Reinstated
Court Watch

State ‘Cocaine Mom’ Law Reinstated

Federal court overrules state court decision voiding law allowing jailing of drug-using mothers.

Court Watch: Cocaine Law Can Still Jail Pregnant Women
Court Watch

Cocaine Law Can Still Jail Pregnant Women

Federal judge overruled "cocaine mom" law, but state appeal overruled his injunction.

Court Watch: Cocaine Mom Law Struck Down
Court Watch

Cocaine Mom Law Struck Down

Federal court says state can’t lock up pregnant women who use drugs, alcohol.