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‘Crack Baby’ Scare Overblown, Research Finds

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society, Human Rights & Justice

CHICAGO — Research in teens adds fresh evidence that the 1980s “crack baby” scare was overblown, finding little proof of any major long-term ill effects in children whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy.

Julian Buchanan‘s insight:

distortion and exaggeration to justify war on drugs has a long history … this is by no means the first time it has happened and wont be the last time sadly -so we need to continually ask tough questions and cast doubt on the research that stands in isolation

See on www.huffingtonpost.com

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