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Marijuana seeds payment processor

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by pzelf, Apr 19, 2010.

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  1. pzelf

    pzelf Registered Member

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    Ok im about to go crazy! I live in Holland where selling/buying marijuana seeds is fully legal by law. But it seems impossible to find a payment processor ( or even merchant account) that will allow us to process creditcard payments on our site :confused:

    We have been turned down by over 45 different payment processors and merchant account suppliers :-(

    I KNOW it must be possible to get creditcard processing on a site like this, becourse there are many existing ones that offer CC processing on their seed sites..

    Does anyone have any ideas!? :confused::confused::confused::confused:
     
  2. CEPI

    CEPI Power Member

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    There are actually NONE that will process them any longer as far as I know. You have to offer direct bank-to-bank transfer.

    Even the big guns like Greenhouse Seed Company had to discontinue using credit card payments and they are also in a completely LEGAL jurisdiction. They only offer pay by mail or bank transfer.

    I would think with the huge business they do if there was a merchant solution out there they would definitely have it figured out by now.

    Best of luck on your search because I have a feeling it will be a hard one.

    [Edit] As I was writing this I was also searching around just in case and I found a couple UK seed banks that use Sage Pay (formerly Protx) but that is all in the UK so maybe that can work for you, maybe not.
     
  3. cfillingi

    cfillingi Newbie

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    you could just make them all buy a planter and get a free bag of seeds of there choosing with the order :p
     
  4. g111k

    g111k Regular Member

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    You can use freshbooks.com to process payments/invoices yourself with no merchant account... and you could probably integrate it into your site with their API?
     
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    I know of a viable solution let me know, :)
     
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  6. pzelf

    pzelf Registered Member

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    thanks g111k, never heard of freshbooks before.. not sure if that could be an option for us.
    Lexmark -> send you a pm.
    If anyone has other ideas, id be glad to hear!
     
  7. drchronic

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    can i have a free sample?lol
     
  8. pzelf

    pzelf Registered Member

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    hey Chronic, sure! as soon / if / when we finally find a solution for payment processing we are doing a free giveaway to get our site promoted!
    Ill post about it in the forum!
     
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    1 way to do this would be make a fake website selling something. Thats what nirvana is doing anyway or so ... Haven't checked the fake site but thats what the receipt email said :) Im open for free seeds heh ...
     
  10. Black Rage

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    Why not just accept Western Union? You can get the payment fast and deliver it quickly as well. Also provide wire transfer methods, certified check, money orders as other forms of payment and that should help but I think Western Union should win the cake in terms of speed for both you and your customers. Good luck :thumb:
     
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    KoentjeCPA Registered Member

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    online smartshop . nl sells marijuana seeds and they use multipay, you can also checkout wich processor http://greenhouseseeds.nl/ uses
     
  12. drchronic

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    Hey thanks-good luck finding the cc processor-I have ordered from many "banks" before ghs,attitude and nirvana, always paid cash and never had a prob.Let me know when your up and ill check it out.. thx
     
  13. muttled

    muttled Newbie

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    Most companies like this have some sort of front as mentioned earlier in the thread. I would create a site selling an unremarkable product like a male enhancement product. If you need product you can ship if someone somehow ends up actually buying that supplement, send me a message.
     
  14. pzelf

    pzelf Registered Member

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    one month further, and still no solution. Multipay is not an option unfortunately
     
  15. neuromancer

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    old thread, but you can try liqPay, i don't see them caring.

    if they do, when customers go to checkout, you instantly re-route to your fake site (that sells used computer equipment or something) and they pay through there. no chargebacks!

    or have them go to buywmz.com and buy anonymous payment.

    this is a lucrative industry. you can get seeds from SenSei and ship them worldwide at like 2-3x the price. look how much they cost in Canada/US:
    http://anonym.to/?http://www.vancou...33_88&osCsid=13b75bddb8cb6c12683548096ee55782
    http://anonym.to/?http://www.seedstoamerica.com/seeds/sensi-seed-bank

    you would need to learn stealth shipping methods though. order from Attitude seeds sometime, they use good methods or pm me
     
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    Are you still by chance looking for a payment processor. I believe I have a solution for you. Let me know and we can go from there. Thanks!

    Amanda
    Laskey Financial
     
  17. maineyak

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    Why not just go to the sites that DO have a merchant account, and see what company they are using?
     
  18. wactm

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    attitude use protx and they are my fav supplier ;)
     
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    If you are still looking for processing, I think we have a solution for you.
     
  20. Natastna2

    Natastna2 Newbie

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    I am in the same predicament and am looking for a third party processor who will accept cannabis seeds. I'm based in the UK. Any help would be awesome. Pfizer, have you had any luck?
     
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