President Benjamin Aaker talks about the pros & cons of medical marijuana to the commission Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The S.D. Legislature’s Marijuana Interim Study Committee met on Wednesday.

President of the South Dakota State Medical Association, Benjamin Aaker talked about the health benefits & risks of medical marijuana.

Aaker told the committee medical marijuana can be used to decrease nausea and vomiting following cheomtherapy.

Aaker told how medical marijuana can help those dealing with multiple sclerosis.

Aaker talks about how medical marijuana deals with chronic pain.

Aaker also discuss how it can help those who are dealing with sleep apnea.

Aaker also discussed some of the risks that goes with medical marijuana.

The South Dakota State Medical Association were opposed to IM26.