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Deputies: Warrants issued for Union Co. mother after newborn tests positive for marijuana

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UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Union County deputies said a new mother has been charged with neglect after both she and her baby tested positive for marijuana.

Deputies said Marilyn Evans gave birth on March 29 and a urine drug screen taken at the hospital showed both Evans and the baby had THC in their systems.

Deputies said a warrant was signed charging Evans, 27, with unlawful neglect for placing the baby at unreasonable risk of harm by exposing the child to illegal drugs during pregnancy.

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