Tag: Mom

NYC Pays Settlement to Mom Separated from Newborn for Cannabis Use

A settlement has been reached between the City of New York’s child welfare arm and a mother who had her baby taken from her just days after his birth. According to an article in the New York Daily News, The New York Administration for Children’s Services will pay Chanetto Rivers, who says she was subjected […]

New York Awards $75K To Bronx Mom After Officials Illegally Took Away Her Baby For Cannabis Use

A Bronx mother who sued NY’s Administration of Children’s Services (ACS) earlier this year for placing her baby in foster care within days after giving birth because she tested positive for marijuana got closure and some money, reported The New York Times. The ACS agreed to pay Chanetto Rivers $75,000.  What Happened It was August 2021 and marijuana had […]

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