20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton from Raleigh, NC. was arrested and charged with two counts of felony child abuse, contributing to delinquency and possession of marijuana. After she posted a video of her baby smoking in a viral video on Facebook.
A version of the video went viral with over 1 million views was posted by a user who urged the mother's arrest.
The 10-second video shows the hand of an adult off-screen holding what appears to be a small cigar to the baby's lips. In the video it appears the baby is inhaling and takes a puff.
Washington Post said that Police said the Raleigh police were grateful for the public’s help in alerting them to the video.