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(2) Subject to section 28 of this Act, it is an offence to cultivate any such plant in contravention subsection (1) above.

Restriction of cultivation of cannabis plant.

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We must advise you that in the UK this is illegal unless you have a licence from the Home Office.

Is Cannabis legal?

(1) Subject to any regulations under section 7 of this Act for the time being in force, it shall not be lawful for a person to cultivate any plant of the genusCannabis.

Anyone found committing an offence contrary to this section may be fined, imprisoned or both.

Although there aren’t that many cannabis seeds stores in the UK you can definitely find shops that sell cannabis seeds. For example in London but also in city’s like Leicester and Newcastle. Yet most growers prefer to buy their seeds online. Especially because of the convenience, speed and discretion.

If you live in the UK and are interested in cannabis seeds, it is not always clear what is within the limits of the law and what is not. You might wonder for example: is it legal to order cannabis seeds in the UK through this web shop or via cannabis seed companies like Vault, Gorilla and Attitude seed bank? The short answer to that question is: Yes. It is legal to order and own cannabis seeds in the UK. Yet there are certain points of interest. Therefore we have written this article “Cannabis seeds UK” where you can read everything you need to know before you buy cannabis seeds in the UK.

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The main reason it is and it will probably stay that way in the foreseeable future is the signing of a treaty, following the Convention on Narcotic Drugs in 1962. This important international treaty – which as such takes precedence over national law – determines that marijuana is illegal, but not its seeds. The 180 countries (including the UK) that signed the treaty, committed themselves to a definition of narcotics that does not include cannabis seeds.

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The knowledge that your purchase of cannabis seeds in this web shop is 100 percent legal is no doubt a comforting thought. Our excellent products guarantee many more such comforts. First and foremost, we pride ourselves in the quality of our products. Our cannabis seed bank promises a 93 percent germination rate and we make good on our promises. Not enough yet? We ship all our cannabis seeds to the UK with free delivery.

Alright. Selling and owning cannabis seeds is legal in both the Netherlands and the UK. That makes buying seeds from our online seed shop completely legal if you are residing in the UK. However, as stated, marijuana itself is illegal as is its production or the (provable) intention to do so. That means that germinating the seeds into plants is an illegal act. A cannabis plant in that regard is no different from any other item of which the ownership is illegal. Both the actual ownership as (provable) attempts to gain ownership are illegal and punishable by law.

Conclusion

Medical cannabis is only available in pharmaceutical or synthetic forms. A patient can get a prescription for Nabilone, which is a synthetic cannabinoid used for neuropathic pain. The other drug that is available is called Sativex which is available in the UK but it is quite pricey.

UK Laws regarding Cannabis

Selling Cannabis seeds

With all the laws in place, the best way is to buy cannabis seeds is to do so legally since there are provisions for this in the UK. This applies to both low and high THC strains, fiber and hemp oil are also legal.

You can possess cannabis seeds if you are using it as bird food, fish bait or as a collection item. Consumption of cannabis seeds is prohibited. The question would be, how the authorities determine what you intend to do with the seeds. In event you are caught with the seeds or with marijuana, there are various processes to go through to prove that they were not used for cultivation or consumption.

It is currently legal for UK residents to purchase seeds from UK seed banks. It is also legal to possess cannabis seeds of all strains, yet it is still illegal to grow your own marijuana plants from the seeds purchased.