Buying Cannabis Seeds in Massachusetts ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (Ultimate Guide)

Buying Cannabis Seeds in Massachusetts ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (Ultimate Guide)

Key Takeaways (TL;DR)

  • The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) confirmed that buying cannabis seeds in Massachusetts is legal as they are not controlled under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA)
  • Massachusetts legalized recreationa cannabis use in 2016 and is legal for adults (21+) to use and grow with certain restrictions.
  • Adults aged 21+ can legally grow up to 6 plants at home (12 max per household)
  • Adults 21+ can possess up to 1 oz of weed while in public and 10 oz at home.
  • You can buy seeds in local MA shops but you get more selection from online seed banks like WeedSeedsExpress

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So, is it actually legal to buy cannabis seeds in Massachusetts?

Yes, It is 100% legal to buy cannabis seeds in Massachusetts.

In 2016, Massachusetts voted to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession for adults 21 and older.

This made it legal for adults to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana in public and up to 10 ounces at home. The law also allowed adults 21 and older to grow up to 6 marijuana plants per person (with a maximum of 12 plants per household).

This law naturally made it legal to purchase cannabis seeds in order to grow the allowable number of plants.

In 2018, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission issued regulations that allow adults 21 and older to purchase and possess cannabis seeds. There are no limits on the number of seeds that can be purchased or possessed. Seeds are not counted toward the legal possession limit of 1 ounce of flower in public or 10 ounces at home.

Seeds can be purchased from licensed cannabis retailers in Massachusetts. There are also many online seed banks that will ship to Massachusetts.

Where can you buy cannabis seeds in Massachusetts?

You basically have two options when it comes to buying seeds in Mass.

1. From local dispensaries or grow shops 

You can buy seeds directly from local dispensaries and grow shops.

Dispensaries have even been known to offer free seeds when you also buy flower. However, local shops dont usually have the selection that online shops do.

Here are a few local MA dispensaries that you can try, just make sure you call them first!

2. From online seed banks like WeedSeedsExpress

The best option for most MA residents is to buy your cannabis from an online seed bank that is based in the USA.

Here at WeedSeedsExpress, we ship all our seeds to Massachusetts from inside the USA, meaning short shipping times and no worrying about customs stopping your package.

We offer a huge selection of strains and we guarantee that they will germinate or we will ship them again.

Check out our reviews from hundreds of our happy customers

Which Cannabis strains do well in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts's climate is characterized by changing temperatures and unpredictable weather. Although most strains can do well in the the Bay State under the right conditions, some strains are better suited than others.

Below are 3 strains that we recommended for growing in Massachusetts. 

If you need more, check out our cannabis strains to grow in massachusetts article for more strain options.

1. Sour Disel

Sour Diesel is nown for its resilience in varying weather conditions from hot summers to cooler fall days. It also has natural defenses against common cannabis ailments like mold, mildew, and mites - perfect for MA growers.โ€‹

2. Blue Dream

Blue Dream is perfect for warmer areas of Massachusetts and will flourishes in the state's hot, humid summersโ€‹. It's an easy strain to grow, so it's pefect for beginners, and it produces lovely large yields.

3. White Widow

White Widow is a fantatsically sturdy plant that can handle most temperature fluctuations. It finishes flowering quickly and produces abundant trichome-coated buds.