Is Cannabis Creating Condo Chaos?

The personal choice between smoking and chewing cannabis should be easy. For a Director, making the best decision for the Corporation is more complex. Here are some articles on the problem and possible solutions.

Options for condo boards looking to ban cannabis

Condo boards have two options if they want to prohibit smoking, growing or processing cannabis within their buildings — they can either amend their declaration or pass a rule, Toronto condominium lawyer Warren Kleiner tells Law Times. – Source: Patricia MacInnis, Senior Editor

Can Condo Boards Regulate Smoking in My Unit?

If you’re a condo owner, you might be horrified to discover that you’ve received a condo special assessment notice because your condo board thinks that you’ve been smoking in violation of the bylaws. – Source: Horlick Levitt Di Lella LLP

Beware the legal implications of pot use in your home

People offering legal cannabis products to guests in their home should be aware of the potential consequences, Toronto personal injury lawyer David Derfel tells – Source: Paul Russell, Contributor

Enforcing Smoking and Cannabis Rules in your Condo: Is There a Right to Enter a Unit?

Since recreational cannabis became legal, many condominium corporations have enacted rules to prohibit smoking tobacco and cannabis and cultivating cannabis plants in units. – Source: Danielle Swartz, Lash Condo Law. To get a copy of our helpful guide on Smoking and Cannabis in your condo, click here.

Banning pot not easy: Murray

Ontario landlords who want to ban tenants from smoking marijuana better check their existing lease agreements to see if it’s possible, Ottawa paralegal Amri Murray tells – Source: Paul Russell, Contributor

Cannabis legalization leads to uncertain times for landlords

The legalization of cannabis has left many landlords wondering what rights their tenants have when it comes to its use in rental properties, Toronto real estate lawyer Sarita Samaroo tells Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine.- Source: Tony Poland, Associate Editor

When Are My Condo “Rights” Wrong?

Depends on how one handles their responsibilities in the condo Corporation and regarding society as a whole.

Living in a condo is not the same as renting an apartment or owning a house. With an apartment, there are rules to follow in the building but are less than a condominium which implies more freedom to do as one pleases. With a private residence one can do whatever one can get away with. In a condo Corporation there is a novel concept of sharing and responsibility which most people need to adjust to.

When Frank Sinatra crooned “I Did It My Way” was the condominium concept around at that time? It was when Baha Men frolicked with “Who Let The Dogs Out” and rapper Drake sang “God’s Plan”.

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Sources: Condo Authority of Ontario CAO, Ontario Human Rights Commission