Generally speaking, no. As a co-tenant, you wouldn't have the same rights that a landlord would for evicting a tenant based upon illegal drug usage or other illegal activity. Your rights to get out of the lease would depend upon the language of your specific lease.
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That's all good information to get the roommate evicted, but will not help you to break the lease. Her behavior is independent from your desire to leave the complex.
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