As of October 17, 2018, the cultivation of cannabis seed is permitted in accordance with the requirements of the Cannabis Act and Regulations.
CFIA’s role in the regulation of cannabis seed
The CFIA regulates the import, export, certification and grading of cannabis seed under the following acts and regulations:
Cannabis with novel traits
The CFIA’s Seeds Act and Regulations and Plant Protection Act and Regulations regulate cannabis seed in the following ways:
There are plenty of reputable seed banks out there, but these three stand out to us. We’ve selected them as particularly great banks for American customers who want to buy online. All of these seed banks meet the following criteria:
Our Top 3 Seed Banks that Ship to the United States
Whether you’re concerned about customs or are worried about keeping your growing practices private, there are steps you can take to keep your seed orders discreet.
Tips for Discreet Shipping
The worst consequence in most cases is the loss of the seeds you ordered. Luckily, there are a few ways around losing your money. Many international cannabis seed banks (including our top seed banks below) offer delivery guarantees. If you receive the dreaded customs letter instead of your seeds, simply contact the company you ordered from. If they have a guarantee, they’ll replace your order. As an additional precaution, you can follow our advice about discreet shipping below.