Parental Substance Use as Child Abuse - Guam

Date: July 2019

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 13101(t)(5)

'Harm to a child's physical health or welfare' occurs in a case where there exists evidence of injury, including, but not limited to, any case where the child is provided with a controlled substance as defined by the Criminal and Correctional Code. However, this paragraph shall not apply to a child's family who provides such drugs to the child pursuant to the direction or prescription of a practitioner.