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Prohibiting cannabis cultivation a high priority for landlords

Monday, May 14, 2018 @ 8:38 AM | By Joe Hoffer

For multi-residential landlords in Ontario, the proposed regulatory framework relative to the legalization of cannabis has required some proactive measures to ensure that cannabis cultivation does not occur in rental units in their properties. The proposed cannabis legislation would allow individuals to grow up to four cannabis plants for personal consumption but the legislation does not prohibit cannabis growth in apartment or home rentals.

Landlords are concerned that cannabis cultivation in rental units poses serious risks to property and to the health, safety and security of...