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.
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.