You can get information on how to apply for a Licence to handle controlled drugs by following the link to the government website: https://www.gov.uk/hemp-growing-licence
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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.
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To get the licence, you must complete a criminal records check and meet specific guidelines. The cost of a licence is nearly £600 and people can grow the plant for research purposes or one can grow low THC varieties ideal for industrial hemp.
Since 1923, cannabis was illegal in the United Kingdom when it was added to the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1920. In 1971, the Misuse of Drugs Act was passed where drugs were classified into either Class A, B or C categories. Class A drugs are those that are the most dangerous and carry the harshest punishments. Cannabis is in Class B; they are in the same class as amphetamines while Class C drugs are those that have the lowest capacity for harm. This differs in the USA where cannabis is placed in the same level as harder drugs such as heroin and cocaine.
When the Act was passed, the maximum penalties for cannabis were increased. Anyone above the age of 18 who is charged with the use, growth, possession or selling of cannabis in the UK in 2020 can have their money or property confiscated as per the Drug Trafficking Offenses act. The law is also on the side of financial institutions who are encouraged to report any suspected incidences of dealing.
Keep in mind, when buying anything cannabis related, check the current local laws since legislation changes often and it may vary depending on your location or where you intend to ship it to.
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.