Cannabis seeds occupy a certain grey area within the law. Although it is likely that any buyer intends to germinate those seeds to ultimately produce marijuana, it cannot be proven by buying or owning cannabis seeds by itself. In fact, there are definite alternative uses for cannabis seeds, apart from producing marijuana. Being rich in proteins and amino acids, they are considered a healthy food supplement. And by themselves, the seeds have none of the effects on one’s state of mind commonly attributed to marijuana. Therefore, neither owning or trading cannabis seeds is illegal in the UK. It is that way in most of Europe.
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Where the line is drawn?
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.
Many of our UK customers wonder whether you can bring cannabis seeds from Amsterdam to the UK. Although this information should not be seen as legal advice, we know that weed seeds are not prohibited in the UK as long as you don’t germinate them. However, it’s unknown to us whether you can bring cannabis seeds from the Netherlands to England.
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.
Is Cannabis legal?
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
(2) Subject to section 28 of this Act, it is an offence to cultivate any such plant in contravention subsection (1) above.
We must advise you that in the UK this is illegal unless you have a licence from the Home Office.
At Discount Cannabis Seeds we only sell Cannabis Seeds as souvenirs and we do not accept any liability for customers purchasing them for any other purposes.
Selling Cannabis seeds
As a shop owner, you are not allowed to cultivate the seeds and you need to convince the authorities that you have no intent to do so, that your role is only to sell the seeds. Your shop will need to be approved by the relevant autorities.
If you are interested in the business of selling cannabis seeds, there are a number of steps to follow to ensure your store is legal.
Buying cannabis seeds need not be done in person, it can easily and discretely be done online here. There are quite a number of strains available from seed banks that ship to the UK. Be sure to choose a reputable web-based shop to get the best seeds.
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.
The first step is to create awareness to customers that they are not allowed to consume or cultivate them. They can only collect them of use them for bird food or fish bait.
Since 2020, the legal route involved getting a license from the Home Office.