Free Weed Seeds Virginia 2022

The event starts at noon Saturday at 101 N. Sycamore Street, and goes until supplies last. Auntie Ning's Food Truck will be on site. Looping around a wellness center in downtown Roanoke, hundreds of people were ready to get their hands on free cannabis seeds.

Petersburg cannabis seed giveaway at Happy Trees

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Happy Trees is holding a free cannabis seed giveaway at their Petersburg location Saturday.

The company said they are holding the free event to help people get their hands on seeds that have been difficult to obtain under Virginia’s cannabis laws.

“We’re trying to get seeds into the hands of people who wouldn’t know how to do so otherwise, and may end up having to break the law to do so,” said Josiah Ickes, the store’s co-founder. “We want people to get their seeds safely and legally, and we want them to know we’re available to answer any questions they have about how to grow this plant.”

The event starts at noon Saturday at 101 N. Sycamore Street, and goes until supplies last. Auntie Ning’s Food Truck will be on site.

Happy Trees will also be offering a 10% discount on seed starting supplies they will have available for purchase.

Giveaway Requirements:

  • Seeds will only be given to people 21-years-old and older
  • Seed recipients must bring their Virginia resident ID

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Hundreds of people line up to collect free cannabis seeds in Roanoke

A limit of 400 packets of seeds were handed out in less than six hours

Looping around a wellness center in downtown Roanoke, hundreds of people were ready to get their hands on free cannabis seeds.

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ROANOKE, Va. – Looping around a wellness center in downtown Roanoke, hundreds of people were ready to get their hands on free cannabis seeds.

16 West Marketplace was packed with people waiting to select a packet of seeds at WellNest Roanoke.

Across the Commonwealth, seeds are being handed out for free since there is no legal way to buy them in the state just yet.

Virginia Seeds representatives helped educate and explain to people how to grow the seeds and what they can be used for.

“It’s just important for us to be able to meet people where they are because the public has all kinds of different needs,” WellNest Roanoke Owner Valarie Angle said. Whether that’s emotional, medical, spiritual. We want to be there for them. So, this is a great opportunity to do that.”

A limit of 400 packets of seeds were handed out in less than six hours.

Angle said as cannabis becomes more of a tool in holistic healings she encourages the use of products and welcomes them in her store.