Cannabis rules for landlords and tenants: overview

How landlords can change the rules on cannabis, and how tenants can end their lease early as a result.

This document provides details on how tenants can end their tenancy (lease) early if the landlord changes the rules to restrict smoking or growing recreational cannabis in the rental.

Information includes:

  • how landlords can change existing leases to include new rules on smoking and growing cannabis
  • how landlords need to notify tenants of these changes
  • how much time tenants have to make a decision about ending the tenancy (lease) early
  • how tenants need to notify the landlord and other tenants about their intention to end the tenancy (lease) early
  • enforcement

  • Guide

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia