Mother’s Day this year featured extra cannabis merchandise aimed at females than ever ahead of. This new reality exists alongside the reality that moms nonetheless shed their youngsters more than protected cannabis use. Each in New York City and all through the US, pregnant moms can get tested for cannabis with out their permission young mothers can shed their newborns to agencies like NYC’s Administration for Children’s Solutions, or in divorce courts. Official policies varies city by city, and state by state.

“Now we’ve decided that marijuana use is not such a massive deal. But the city is nonetheless working with that as a way to break up households.”

Yasmeen Khan, reporter, WNYC

We caught up with WNYC public radio reporter Yasmeen Khan, who has been investigating the prices at which kids are separated from their parents in NYC since of cannabis use and other situations, to hear extra about the females impacted by this policy.

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The Hash, Season four, Episode 17: WNYC’s Yasmeen Khan

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