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But are sales of cannabis seeds legal? Some growers serve both the grey and legal market marijuana seeds.

In New Zealand cannabis seeds are illegal and you can’t buy them in dispensaries. Therefore, most new Zealanders are buying cannabis seeds online.

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For non-medicinal users, cannabis seeds are therefore illegal. Nevertheless, there are dispensaries that are currently selling seeds. In addition, most Australians are buying cannabis seeds via online web shops.

Laws pertaining to sales of marijuana seeds or associated products vary a great deal in the U.S. and beyond, in part because there is a general lack of understanding on how they should be defined. Some consider seed sales ancillary to the cannabis market, but the reality is because these are part of the cannabis plant (or rather, its origins) these too are controlled.

Please note: Below, you see a list of countries and the regulations. We have done our greatest best to display the regulations per county as clearly as possible. The regulations concerning cannabis seeds can be adapted per country and from time to time. Because it’s impossible for us to keep up with the regulations for each country, this information should never be interpreted as legal advice. We don’t want to encourage the sales of cannabis seeds in countries where cannabis seeds are illegal.

Last month marked the start of the typical marijuana grow season, which runs March through November, which meant individuals and large cannabis firms in California were on the hunt for high-quality seeds for purchase on the legal market. Cannabis seeds are at the core of the California marijuana industry, and the internet can connect farmers from San Diego to San Francisco and beyond to the growing demand.

Internationally, many countries don’t restrict or regulate cannabis seed sales, as the seeds have a myriad of benign uses. These can include production of clothing material, oils and food for animals/fishing bait.

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Buying, selling or transporting those seeds out-of-state though is where things can get dicey.

As the legal cannabis market has expanded, selling cannabis seeds has become more commonplace, especially as consumers’ tastes become more refined. Still not all cannabis seed sales are lawful.

Los Angeles marijuana dispensaries routinely sell pot seeds over-the-counter, and cost is roughly $12 for a pack of 10, though higher-end strains can run several hundred dollars. Dispensary options are limited compared to what one might find online at a California cannabis seed bank.