A medicinally green news round-up

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So we've had a few developments in the marijuana/medical cannabis fronts across Colorado — including a nice little product review for those who already partake for whatever reason — so here's a quick round-up for your late-week reading.

Hemp bill in Colorado legislature risks more headaches with feds (Denver Post)

Rep. Wes McKinley, D-Walsh, has introduced a bill to study using the growing of industrial hemp to clean polluted soil, a process known as phytoremediation. McKinley said there is some evidence that hemp plants can suck toxic substances out of the ground.

"There's not a whole lot known about it," he said. "So, this is a pilot program to study it."

Suit aims to block medical marijuana ban (Fort Collins Coloradoan)

Owners of six Fort Collins medical marijuana businesses are going to court in an effort to derail a voter-approved ordinance that bans marijuana dispensaries and growing operations from the city.

Stoner MacGyver marijuana product review: Sean's 1000 Watt all-mesh filter bags (Westword)

The general idea behind Sean's 1000 Watt hash bags is nothing new. There's at least a half-dozen companies making similar icewater extraction bags and filter products right now. But for the Denver-based company, the all-mesh design is a major improvement over its first-generation bags.

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