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Marijuana and the Impact on Community Associations

marijuana-prohibition-sign-shutterstockAs public perception of marijuana changes and more states enact different forms of legalization, HOAs are struggling with how to adjust to this new reality. While both medicinal and recreational use of the drug is becoming broadly accepted, some are still very strongly against it, especially among older populations. And, in condos and other shared buildings, the smoke can be an irritant that causes friction between neighbors. How should communities deal with the issue of marijuana?              Continue reading

Smoking Bans in HOAs

No SmokingAcross the country, more and more HOAs are instituting strict smoking bans. Some bans restrict smoking only to designated areas, while others have gone so far as to completely ban smoking anywhere on association grounds. Many are applauding the stricter standards as a step that improves the quality of life for residents. Continue reading