What does the lease say about smoking in general?
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A landlord can evict a tenant for any non-discriminatory reason they like or for no reason. If you are a month to month tenant, you would need to have a substantive defense to the eviction: retaliation, discrimination, or other statutory or common-law claim that awards possession to the tenant.
If you have a lease the terms of the lease will shed some light, but is not always telling as in my experience many leases hold unlawful or voidable clauses.; so it's best to consult a landlord tenant attorney.
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This very issue will be considered by the Mass. SJC next week in the case of TRENEA FIGGS vs. BOSTON HOUSING AUTHORITY, SJC-11532. Because the possession of under an ounce of pot is now simply a civil infraction, my guess is that the court will rule that smoking pot in and of itself cannot be a violation of the lease, unless it becomes a legal nuisance to other tenants. Folks with medical marijuana cards will be protected by the disability laws and given the benefit of reasonable accomodations. Of course, there is now vapor technology to significantly reduce the smoke and smell of marijuana.Ask a similar question