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Buying cannabis seeds in the UK: is it legal?

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 blog “Cannabis seeds UK” where you can read everything you need to know before you buy cannabis seeds in the UK.

Weed seeds and UK law: cannabis seeds legal or illegal?

Cannabis seeds occupy a certain grey area within the law. Although it is likely that any buyer intents 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.

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.

Where the line is drawn?

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.

Can you buy cannabis seeds in the UK?

Although there aren’t that much 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 people prefer to buy their seeds online. Especially because of the convenience, speed and discretion.

Order the best cannabis seeds online in the UK

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.

Combining quality products with attractive pricing is one of our speciality. Whether you are looking for cheap (autoflowering) cannabis seeds, feminized seeds, exotix blueberry kush species or seeds that grow high yield plants, look no further. On our sales page you’ll find quality cannabis seeds at a considerable discount, to which our promise of quality and germination rate applies nonetheless. Make your choice (based on the reviews) and order online with trust. Our shipping to the UK is fast and discreet.

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Need some help?

Because, even when your order here is very much legal, we understand your concerns for privacy and discreteness. Please don’t hesitate to contact us, if this part of your delivery is of specific concern to you. We gladly make every effort to satisfy your needs in this regard. Of course, you can contact us with any other concern our question regarding our products or your order.

Is it legal to buy cannabis seeds uk
If you want to know more about Cannabis and the law, read our BLOG titled Cannabis Law Reform

Cannabis Seeds UK Law

After reading the reviews and purchasing the Cannabis Seeds, you may be very tempted to try and cultivate or germinate them.

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

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/guidance/controlled-drugs-licences-fees-and-returns

If you want to know more about Cannabis and the law, read our BLOG titled Cannabis Law Reform

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.

Is Cannabis legal?

  • Cannabis, unfortunately does not follow a strict line of being legal or illegal across the globe, and in fact can vary considerably in each country depending on its use and form.
  • Whilst it is illegal to own or possess the drug in the vast majority of countries around the world, many countries have in fact decriminalised possession in small quantities, with the reasoning that it isn’t being used to sell or supply.
  • In the UK, it is actually legal to own cannabis seeds, such as the ones available on this website, but it is 100% ILLEGAL to grow or attempt to grow the cannabis plant from these seeds unless you have a licence from the Home Office.
  • WE STRICTLY ADVISE THAT PURCHASED CANNABIS SEEDS ARE NOT USED TO GROW CANNABIS PLANTS AS THIS PRACTICE IS ILLEGAL.

Restriction of cultivation of cannabis plant.

(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.

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

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

Cannabis around the World

As is well known, certain countries permit the possession of cannabis in certain circumstances, such as the Netherlands and Uruguay. More recently, a number of states in the USA have enacted legalisation of the plant.