Engineer Namesake of Rick Simpson Oil Didn't Set Out to Become a Medical Marijuana Solvent Icon

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In Bangor, there is a husband-and-wife distillery of culinary solvent ethyl alcohol and related products.


https://culinarysolvent.com/blogs/ethanol/coffee-extract-recipe


Meet Scott and Jessica, owners of The Northern Maine Distillery, makers of the hottest buy in this category.


The product in the bottle on the right is a really fashionable national foodie favorite with many other uses.


It's like WD 40 of pure grain spirits, cleaner than Everclear. Some metallurgical and other artsy uses, too.


https://culinarysolvent.com/




Most people use culinary solvents for herbal tinctures, scents, remedies, and tonics.


One way to extract a resinous oil from marijuana involves steeping the bud for a while in the purest vodka-like spirits you can find.


Back when medical marijuana was rare and tricky, this man figured out a non-smoker's way to extract a very particular vibrancy of oil from a top plant specimen.


His way is the same as the Picts only with a lot better hooch.



Anyway, Rick Simpson Oil is VERY famous in a certain world, including cannabis equity investing.


Rick Simpson wasn't really this hippie type AT ALL.


His name on the brand of a first-class beverage would mean A LOT if you ask me.


More than Paul Newman and Jack Nicklaus, maybe!

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