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Tippecanoe County, Ind. judge Loretta Rush, interviewed by the Journal & Courier of Lafayette, Ind., underscored parental drug use as a major risk factor in a child’s drifting into substance abuse.
“I had a case where a child was born with drugs in his system,” recalled Rush.
“Both parents were using. We were looking for placing the child in any relative’s home, but both sets of grandparents were using. So the great-grandmother’s in the courtroom, and I had asked her if she would pass a drug screen, and she said she would not.”
Danged if you do,
danged ...


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