East Peoria, IL asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Illinois

Q: I live in an apartment building. Can the property management prohibit people from smoking marijuana now that it’s legal

Everyone in each building got a note saying they hold the right to prohibit the smoking of marijuana even though it is legal now. Is this correct?

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Kimber Russell
Kimber Russell
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: That is correct. Landlords can lawfully prohibit the smoking of marijuana on their property and in their rental units. The same goes for public housing.

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