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Tennessee Babies in Harm's Way?

Remember those so-called “crack babies” in the '80s and '90s? They were, in fact, poverty babies paraded around by conservative ideologues out to blame every conceivable problem on drugs rather than social injustice. The point is not that it is OK for women to get high while they are pregnant, but that many try to pin the products of mean-spirited policies on the victims. Read More

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Peter Ferentzy, Ph.D., is a research scientist with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.


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