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Marijuana (by D [TN]) Mar 20, 2023 3:50 PM
       Marijuana (by myob [GA]) Mar 20, 2023 5:03 PM
       Marijuana (by ST [ID]) Mar 20, 2023 5:08 PM
       Marijuana (by zero [IN]) Mar 20, 2023 5:15 PM
       Marijuana (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Mar 20, 2023 6:49 PM
       Marijuana (by OREO [WI]) Mar 20, 2023 8:17 PM
       Marijuana (by Vee [OH]) Mar 20, 2023 9:05 PM
       Marijuana (by Kim [TX]) Mar 21, 2023 10:43 AM
       Marijuana (by plenty [MO]) Mar 21, 2023 11:57 AM
       Marijuana (by Tom [ME]) Mar 25, 2023 8:51 AM
       Marijuana (by zero [IN]) Mar 26, 2023 6:42 PM

Marijuana (by D [TN]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2023 3:50 PM

I own a triplex. One of the units is an airbnb. The other two are long term leases. I have noticed a continuous smell of weed, when I go to clean the airbnb. I suspect it's one of my long term tenants as the smell seems to be coming from another unit other than the airbnb. I asked each tenant about smoking, which isn't allowed and they both denied it. I already know one tenant who I suspect is doing it has the propensity to lie about things as she has done so in the past. My question to the forum is, how can I go about finding proof that someone is smoking in the apartments. The smell has discouraged a couple guest from staying.

Marijuana (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2023 5:03 PM

try to buy a nickel bag from them.

or evict both parties. --108.239.xx.xx

Marijuana (by ST [ID]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2023 5:08 PM

I would do inspections regularly of both units. Easy to smell if smoking inside. You can up motion activated wifi cameras outside of units (common areas)- if you feel it's taking place outside. They are pretty cheap these days. I would do this prior to evicting both long term tenants. Hate to do that to the innocent party.

Marijuana (by zero [IN]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2023 5:15 PM

Pot these days smells a lot more than when I was younger. It should be easy enough to catch the culprit.

Make a visit to the tri-plex at odd times. Smell the smell and simply knock on the door. If they don't open go to the other occupied unit and knock. Go in to the units you can and eliminate the ones that don't smell as bad.

Then either way end the lease for the one that wouldn't open the door due to lack of cooperation.

I don't smoke it. I have tenants that do. As soon as it becomes an issue for another tenant it stops or they are asked to leave. Last year I evicted an otherwise great tenant because her new boyfriend couldn't keep from lighting up in a duplex where the other tenant didn't like it.

Marijuana (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2023 6:49 PM

I grew up with my parents willing and very capable of killing me if I got involved with dope. Sadly now a days, I more so thinking - well its only Marijuana.

What is next for me? Its only Murder?

Marijuana (by OREO [WI]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2023 8:17 PM

D (TN) Try the above suggestions from ST and ZERO. Once you figure out who it is, write a letter stating the no smoking, rule is in place as it affects others in the building. Then suggest that there are choices that won't affect others in the building;i.e. that nothing in the lease forbids you from eating marijuana gummies or brownies. I really don't know, but if they chose to bake it in brownies or cookies, would you be able to smell it when it is baking?

RAY, in the business we are in I sometimes feel it would be nice to have something to relieve the stress.

That said, I'm allergic to any type of tobacco so can't smoke it, or eat it baked into anything. Also, it isn't legal in WI. So the only thing left to do is take a weekend away, in a neighboring state where it is legal and find something baked with Marijuana oil?

What I want to know, can I write it off as a business expense?

If not a business expense, can I write it off as medication?


Marijuana (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2023 9:05 PM

Don't overthink the test, it is a paper towel and a few drops of tap water to dampen the towel, wipe a wall in the suspect unit, if your handprint shows in the towel you have found the correct unit, get an estimate for seal/prime/refinishing this unit and add to the next rent cycle - the tenant may balk and threaten to move, step aside and let them satisfy themselves - I just tell them they can do whatever they can afford, and when it comes to smoking weed the gummy bears are cheaper and get you high quicker and longer but you have to remediate the damage from the guests or tenants before unit can be occupied as a smoke-free unit it was prior to this discovery.

Marijuana (by Kim [TX]) Posted on: Mar 21, 2023 10:43 AM

Vee has the best answer in my opinion, because one thing I have noticed is that weed today is so strong, it smells without being smoked. Your tenant might smoke outside, but any that she stashes in her apartment will smell to high heaven (so to speak).

Marijuana (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Mar 21, 2023 11:57 AM

I would address it as SMElLS... I don't care if it's cooking, or dirty gym shoes the smell should not be leaving their unit. I would not address it as Marijuana.

Marijuana (by Tom [ME]) Posted on: Mar 25, 2023 8:51 AM

Suggest gummies to them. --72.224.xx.xx

Marijuana (by zero [IN]) Posted on: Mar 26, 2023 6:42 PM

I suggested gummies to my last duplex smoker. She claimed they didn't work for her as well.

Everyone else who I have talked to about it said the gummies are the bomb, or some such yes they work scenario.

Still not legal in my state. She's walking a thin line and knows it.

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