An Open Letter to Rick Simpson by Dr. Franjo Grotenhermen

By Dr. Franjo Grotenhermen

Dear Rick Simpson,

You are probably the most well-known personality when it comes to the medical use of cannabis by cancer patients. Many desperate individuals, suffering from cancer and other serious maladies, put their trust in you and place great hope in your advice.

You are aware of this responsibility when you write in your book, Rick Simpson Oil – Nature’s Answer for Cancer, “I think anyone including myself, if put in a position of public trust, should expect to have their activities while working for the public watched very closely,” (Pos. 2528, Kindle). It is my conclusion, however, that you have not taken the proper measures commensurate with such great responsibility. I hope that in the future, you can do better.

I share your view when you write, “As I have stated many times, it is our watch and is our sacred responsibility to see that mankind will survive and prosper. Doctors will begin to follow the Hippocratic Oath and governments will begin to work for the greater good of the people. This is the only path we can follow which makes any sense and, if ignored, the destruction of the human race can be the only result,”…

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