By a single vote, a bill to allow medical marijuana in certain situations is moving to the full House. The House Health and Human Services Committee denied an attempt to kill Senate Bill 171.
George Hendrickson of Sioux Falls has a son who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy. He supports Senate Bill 171, which, if passed, allows the child to treat his disorder with marijuana. Henrickson says it’s difficult to be admitted to clinical trials to test new, more traditional medications.