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.
It was August 2021 and marijuana had been legal in New York for months when Rivers gave birth to her third baby. After being asked in the hospital birthing room if she'd consumed any drugs or alcohol recently, Rivers said she smoked cannabis earlier in the day at a family barbecue. Then, without Rivers' consent, she and the baby were tested for …