Evict Resident for Use of 'Medical Marijuana'

If a resident is found using or possessing marijuana at your site and claims that she smokes it to treat a medical condition, check with your lawyer. Unless your state has a law permitting “medical marijuana” and the resident can prove her marijuana use is for medical purposes, you will probably be able to evict her. As medical marijuana use gains publicity, more residents facing eviction for illegal drug use are likely to claim it as a defense.

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