What is the exception to this law?
If it is illegal in Canada, how can you purchase seeds for your personal use without getting caught?
Since 1997, Marijuana has been listed in the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act which has made it illegal. It was even investigated by the House of Commons Special Committee in 2002 and declared it unhealthy. In 2007, Prime Minister Harper proposed the bill that anyone who will be caught dealing with marijuana will be put into jail for at least one year depending on the case. Marijuana growers will even be penalized for a maximum of 14 years for producing cannabis.
It has always been a challenge for Canadian citizens to legalize marijuana even if almost majority of the people are in favor of its legalization. However, Health Canada allowed the use of marijuana for patients with unbearable conditions and for the end of life care. In this regard, it is somehow allowed to grow marijuana seeds for personal consumption as long as there is a medical prescription from the doctor.
Medical marijuana has been proven to help cancer and AIDS patient on the duration of their illnesses to make their illnesses more bearable by easing their pain and stimulate their appetite for food.
There are legal seed banks that are allowed to sell cannabis seeds for medical use. However, to be able to be discreet in purchasing cannabis seeds, you may order the seeds online through their website and pay using your credit card. This is to ensure that your information will be discarded once the transaction process has been done. Furthermore, the seeds you have purchased will be delivered to your address via mail order. And again, do not purchase cannabis seeds from public online stores as this may compromise your safety and you may have problems in the future.
In short: cannabis seeds are illegal for non-medicinal users and it can be hard to order cannabis seeds online as many seed banks such as Nirvana stopped shipping to Australia. Especially as many shipments were confiscated. Nevertheless, Australian customers can still order cannabis seeds in online stores. Here at Weedseedsexpress but also at ILGM. Just like ILGM, Weedseedsexpress has developed great stealth shipping methods with which almost all shipments pass customs.
The purchase of cannabis seeds as a collector’s item or for other purposes than growing weed is generally considered legal. However, the legality of cannabis seeds is often very confusing. Many countries tolerate the use, possession and cultivation of small quantities of weed, other countries have a total ban while more and more countries are legalizing cannabis or working on it. However, cannabis seeds are a separate story in this discussion.
Is it legal to buy weed seeds online in New Zealand (NZ)?
Spain is a decentralized country with autonomous regions that can define their own regulations. Nevertheless, the policy of the provinces on cannabis seeds is almost the same everywhere: buying and selling cannabis seeds in Spain is permitted for private use. It’s therefore not strictly illegal to own and grow a few cannabis seeds in Spain unless it can be proven that you are planning to trade in weed.
It’s perfectly legal to buy cannabis seeds in Australia and to grow your own weed when you possess a prescription for medicinal cannabis. If you haven’t such a prescription and you are caught with marijuana seeds, the police will probably consider the seeds as illegal and confiscate them.
USA inhabitants face conflicting regulations. On the federal level, cannabis seeds aren’t legal. This also applies to importing cannabis seeds from outside the US. Even when living in states such as Michigan, Oklahoma, Vermont, Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Columbia where it’s perfectly legal to grow medical marijuana and in some cases even for personal recreational use.