While cannabis is legal in Canada, cannabis use may be restricted in condos (owned and rented), apartments and rental homes.
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For renters, landlords and condo owners:
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Yes. Landlords have the ability to set rules to protect the health and safety of their residents and protect their property as long as the rules and any related terms of the tenancy agreement do not conflict with federal or territorial laws. Adopting smoke-free rules is similar to adopting no-pets or no-barbeques rules.
If a building is smoke-free, does this apply to balconies, common areas, or anywhere elsewhere on the property?
Generally, the same prohibitions and rules that apply to recreational cannabis users will also apply to medical cannabis users. Tenants who have a prescription for medical cannabis and who live in smoke-free buildings should explore mutually agreeable options with their landlords.