Current WAAVE Compliance Rules for Seed Banks

Leti Ferrari

Last Update 2 years ago

All websites must have:


  • Disclaimers for their specific vertical must be on the main page footer, each product description page, and the correct section or your site Shipping / FAQ / Learn More if available
  • Refund Policy Section
  • All products must have an accurate and truthful product description
  • There cannot be any lorem ipsum on the site (this is gibberish place holder text )
  • Soft Age Gate for the entire website.
  • Include our WAAVE Info link, DO NOT type the information on your site, we maintain the link up to date.

Seeds


  • Breeders & growers need a license by State in accordance to the 2018 Farm Bill
  • Resellers do not
  • Resellers must show a disclaimer saying that the items are a novelty
  • Disclaimer about growing only in legal states/countries and in accordance with local law is mandatory for all Seed merchants



Example:


"Our seeds are sold as novelty items and souvenirs. They contain 0% THC. We encourage our customers to check the legislation in their Country, State or Province, and Municipality prior to purchasing items from this store.

In the US, we do not ship to Kansas or Kentucky"



  • The disclaimer needs to be on each product page as well
  • The site cannot have GROWING advise
  • Age Verification 21+ due to the adult nature and images of the site.



Shipping limitations (this might be temporary 06/17/2021)



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