Marijuana: Operational Resources

Overview

While marijuana remains a controlled substance under federal law, the legalization of marijuana for medical and/or recreational purposes at the state level has become a hot button issue as many housing providers seek to balance the safety and health of residents who wish to use marijuana in their apartments with those who do not.

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Additionally, housing providers whose properties are classified as public housing may have additional requirements to consider, particularly if the property operates in a state where marijuana use and/or cultivation is allowed under state law. Below are resources that provide additional information to help housing providers navigate the applicable law(s).

Member Resources

A review of legislative statutes and state websites, this chart covers an owner/operator’s rights to restrict a resident’s use of marijuana on community property.

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