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Forensic Science & Addiction Research

An Alarm at the Gate: Is Anyone Listening? Marijuana Use during Pregnancy from the Lens of a Therapist

Submission: June 01, 2019;Published: December 10, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/FSAR.2018.05.000614

ISSN: 2578-0042
Volume5 Issue2


The phenomenon of substance abuse during pregnancy has sparked debates and the topic has plagued society for many years. I have been practicing in the area of prenatal and postnatal drug counseling in the state of Louisiana for the past 20 years. There has been a growing concern about the spike in infants born exposed to drugs or alcohol in the past decade. Based on my practice observation, the complexity of this issue has become more detrimental in the last eight years.

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