NYT: No Cause for Marijuana Case, but Enough for Child Neglect

In 2011, BFDP Attorney-in-Charge Lauren Shapiro was quoted in New York Times story on marijuana child neglect cases. Hundreds of New Yorkers who have been caught with small amounts of marijuana, or who have simply admitted to using it, have become ensnared in civil child neglect cases in recent years, though they did not face even the least of criminal charges. 

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