For many years, folks seeking relief from the ravages of cancer and its respective treatments have relied on Rick Simpson Oil to make life more bearable.

Once medical marijuana became legal, there was a surge in the number of patients purchasing this ‘magical’ elixir. The recreational market hasn’t seen quite the same explosion.

Even so, because it’s known in increasingly wider circles for its high THC content, there are unscrupulous souls on the internet hoping to reel in unsuspecting folks through Rick Simpson oil scams.

The (VERY) Skinny on Rick Simpson Oil

Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) is a thick, black, and viscous oil that is the result of a long and tedious extraction process. Because the extraction process is careful to preserve important terpenes, flavonoids, chlorophyll, carotenoids and other cannabis compounds of the plant, it’s like liquid gold (oil reference there) in terms of providing relief for cancer patients.

RSO is typically taken either orally, or applied topically (which is how Rick Simpson used it to eradicate carcinoma cells on his skin). There are, however, an increasing number of different forms such as capsules, suppositories, tinctures, and even edibles.

And it isn’t effective for just cancer. It’s often used to treat chronic pain from any number of ailments. It’s also been helpful in treating Multiple Sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, HIV/AIDS, anxiety, arthritis, insomnia, seizures, asthma, herpes and even asthma.

The Best Place to Buy Rick Simpson Oil

If you live in a state where marijuana is fully legal, you can inquire at your local dispensary about this amazing product.

However, if you don’t have that particular luxury, you might have a hard time scoring RSO. Most dispensaries aren’t permitted to ship cannabis and can only sell to local customers with a valid state ID card. That means you’ll have to go to the internet.

Because RSO is such a specialized product, you want to ensure that whatever you’re buying has gone through the rigorous extraction process mentioned above. That’s why it’s crucial you buy from only a licensed and verified source. Otherwise, you may end up with an interior product full o impurities, fillers, and even pesticides.

Your ultimate destination to purchase RSO should be which has been in operation since 2009. Plus, they are currently the only licensed retailer able to ship both domestically and internationally.

Beware of Rick Simpson Oil Scams

RSO has had a particularly difficult journey getting the publicity is so fiercely deserves. At one time, states such as Texas and Florida had legalized medical marijuana, but gave high-THC products like RSO the ‘illegal’ stamp. Some of those laws are evolving and allowing the use of RSO for very specific conditions.

Still, because RSO is finally being recognized for offering relief to cancer patients, there has been a rise in Rick Simpson Oil scams. Scammers create bogus profiles on social media or create pages with pirated content from REAL websites. They know they can lasso older folks who aren’t so tech savvy. The most obvious sign that these are scams is when they only accept payment options are from unsecured means such as Venmo, Zelle, or cryptocurrency. Some even offer only wire transfers or money orders.

As we said above, your best bet is to stick with Otherwise, you could be saying goodbye to your money and never see any RSO at your doorstep.

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