Toms River, NJ asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey

Q: Landlord threatened to evict me for vaping in the hallway. No smoking agreement says “Definition of smoking: the term

“Smoking” means: inhaling, exhaling, breathing, or carrying any lighted cigar, cigarette or other tobacco product or similar lighted product in any manner or any form”

it seems intentionally vague, and vape did not contain nicotine. They fined me $50 for this, and I would like to fight it. The act was not malicious and no one else was present in the hallway, i happened to get seen on camera and immediately emailed.

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Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: The candy is not worth the price of the candle.

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