A pregnant woman in Alabama was left stranded in limbo at a jail after police found marijuana on her during a routine traffic stop. Ashley Banks was honest about her use of marijuana the day she confirmed her pregnancy, although, before the confirmation, the state charged her with the chemical endangerment of a child.

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Alabama policy made Banks remain in jail until she completed a drug-treatment problem, except she wasn’t qualified for the treatment at all because she was never addicted to drugs. The law, unfortunately, does not change based on individual assessment. So now, without eligibility to attend treatment, Banks was stuck in jail for three months while she suffered vaginal bleeding and high-risk pregnancy.

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