Meanwhile, in Florida

Published May 6, 2020

Researchers think that hemp plants can be used to clean waterways and prevent toxic algae blooms.
“I’d like to see 10,000 acres of hemp mats growing in Lake Okeechobee to help restore the lake as the pristine bass fishery it once was.”
And why yes, it would also work to use marijuana plants — both it and its cousin hemp love to absorb nitrogen and phosphorus.