Pregnancy and Drugs

Reporting Requirements

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Laws addressing requirements to report indicators or evidence, such as results from screening or toxicological testing of women or infants, of drug use or abuse by women during pregnancy.

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Alabama (4934)
1/1/2017            
Alaska (4932)
1/1/2017 YesYes  Yes      
Arizona (4937)
1/1/2017 Yes   Yes      
Arkansas (4935)

Elements of this policy were in effect in Arkansas as of January 1, 2017. Due to research limitations, an effective date was not identified. Best efforts suggest that the policy was in effect in 2010 or earlier. 

1/1/2017 Yes   Yes      
California (4939)
1/1/2017 YesYesYesYesYes      
Colorado (4941)
1/1/2017 Yes Yes   Yes  Yes 
Connecticut (4943)
1/1/2017            
Delaware (4945)
1/1/2017            
District of Columbia (4944)
1/1/2017            
Florida (4946)
1/1/2017            
Georgia (4947)
1/1/2017            
Hawaii (4948)
1/1/2017            
Idaho (4951)
1/1/2017            
Illinois (4952)
1/1/2017 Yes YesYes YesYesYesYesYes 
Indiana (4955)
1/1/2017            
Iowa (4949)
1/1/2017 Yes  Yes       
Kansas (4956)
1/1/2017 Yes Yes   Yes  Yes 
Kentucky (4959)
1/1/2017  YesYes   Yes YesYesYes
Louisiana (4964)
1/1/2017 Yes Yes Yes      
Maine (4973)
1/1/2017 Yes  YesYes      
Maryland (4971)
1/1/2017 Yes   Yes      
Massachusetts (4969)
1/1/2017YesYesYes  Yes      
Michigan (4975)
1/1/2017YesYesYesYes Yes Yes Yes  
Minnesota (4978)
1/1/2017Yes Yes YesYes  Yes YesYes
Mississippi (4983)
1/1/2017            
Missouri (4980)
1/1/2017       Yes YesYes 
Montana (4984)
1/1/2017 Yes   Yes      
Nebraska (4989)
1/1/2017            
Nevada (4994)
1/1/2017 Yes  Yes       
New Hampshire (4990)
1/1/2017            
New Jersey (4991)
1/1/2017  Yes Yes       
New Mexico (4993)
1/1/2017            
New York (4996)
1/1/2017 YesYesYesYes       
North Carolina (4986)
1/1/2017            
North Dakota (4987)
1/1/2017      YesYesYes Yes 
Ohio (4999)
1/1/2017 Yes Yes        
Oklahoma (5001)
1/1/2017 Yes Yes Yes      
Oregon (5004)
1/1/2017 Yes YesYes       
Pennsylvania (5006)
1/1/2017 Yes  YesYes      
Rhode Island (5008)
1/1/2017 Yes   Yes      
South Carolina (5010)
1/1/2017 Yes Yes   Yes  Yes 
South Dakota (5011)
1/1/2017YesYesYes  YesYesYesYes  Yes
Tennessee (5014)
1/1/2017            
Texas (5015)
1/1/2017            
Utah (5016)
1/1/2017 Yes   Yes      
Vermont (5020)
1/1/2017            
Virginia (5018)
1/1/2017YesYesYes  Yes      
Washington (5021)
1/1/2017            
West Virginia (5025)
1/1/2017            
Wisconsin (5022)
1/1/2017YesYesYesYes Yes YesYes  Yes
Wyoming (5026)
1/1/2017